On the WTA Tour this wee, on the 9th of July, the Bank of the West Classic will be held in Stanford, California in the United States, a Premier level tournament that will be played outdoors on hard courts, for $740,000 with a singles draw of 28 and a doubles draw of 16. After that, the WTA Tour will be heading to Palermo, Italy for another tournament that starts on the 9th as well called the XXV Italiacom Open. After that, they will head to Carlsbad, California for the Mercury Insurance Open, starting on the 16th of July.
The previous tournament on the WTA Tour was The Championships Wimbledon, which was our third Grand Slam of the year, and for the ladies side, it was all Williams, with Serena Williams taking the singles title and Venus and Serena winning the doubles title. As for the tournament in Stanford, it started in San Francisco in 1971 and then went on to be located in Oakland in 1979. It started being played at Stanford University in 1997. The top seed is Serena Williams, with Marion Bartoli as second and Dominika Cibulkova in third.
Posted: 29th July 2011
The WTA Tour will be playing a tournament called The Bank of the West Classic live, a premier level event that happens in Stanford, California, in the United States and takes place on hard courts outdoors. This tournament starts on July 25th and goes through the 31st, and is worth $721,000 with a singles draw of 28 and a doubles draw of 16. Coming up next on the WTA Tournament Calendar, the Citi Open, an international level tournament that will start the same day as the Bank of the West Classic, and happens in College Park, Maryland in the United States.
The draw for the Bank of the West Classic includes two players from the top five in the WTA rankings right now, Victoria Azarenka and Maria Sharapova, who are ranked at 4th and 5th. These two players are the top two seeds in this tournament and the third and fourth seeds are Marion Bartoli and Samantha Stosur and others include Agnieszka Radwanska, Julia Goerges, Anna Ivanovic and Dominka Cibulkova. You can watch WTA Tennis live from your computer or mobile, when you sign up at the banners for access to our member's area.
Posted: 30th July 2010
The Women's Tennis Association is holding the Bank of the West Classic, starting July 26th. The purse for this tournament is $700,000 and it will be held on hard courts outdoors. The singles draw for the Bank of the West Classic is 30 and the doubles draw is 16. This tournament is held in Stanford, California in the United States and you can watch it live by getting your membership at the banners on this page. You'll get instant access right from your computer and you'll get year-around access to tennis events.
This tournament has been going on for forty years and this year there are eight players that are in the top 20 in the world playing. There are, among them, three ladies who have been world number ones in the singles category. In fact, this year is the fortieth for the tournament. The top seed for this event is Samantha Stosur, who is number five right now and was the runner up for the French Open at Roland Garros for the ladies.
The number two seed is Elena Dementieva, who was out of Wimbledon with an injury. Agnieszka Radwanksa is the third seed who is no longer in the top ten right now but will be a challenge. Marion Bartoli is the fourth seed. Maria Sharapova is fifth and sixth is Zheng Jie of China. Get your membership at the banners on this page if you want year around access to to tennis tournaments. Click on the links on this page for high quality video access.
Posted: 31th July 2009
The Women's Tennis Association comes to Stanford, California and six women from the top twenty in the world will be attending the match this week to compete in the Bank of the West Classic Live. This Premier tournament on the Sony Ericsson WTA Calendar is worth $700,000, and it is a hard court outdoor tournament with 32 single draws and 16 double draws. This event is the first of the five tournaments that lead up the the The U.S. Open, which is the final Grand Slam of the season.
Anna Chakvetadze is the top seed entering this tournament, having just won in Cincinnati on Sunday, her third title of the year, and the 20 year old Russian is just one of the top four seeds in this event, her ranking currently number seven. The top four all receive a bye past the opening round, after which Chakvetadze will face the winner of the match between Amber Liu and Eleni Danilidou. The second seed is Marion Bartoli, who has thirty one wins since 2007, and her three on the WTA Tour have all been on hard courts, so it goes without saying that she will perform well in this hard court event.
Third seed is Slovakian Daniela Hantuchova, who is at Stanford for her third time. Last time she lost in the qualifying to Shenay Perry, but the 24 year old has a record this year of 31-16, as well as taking home a win from another hard court, Indian Wells, in March. She is ranked number 12 in the world. That brings us to our final top seed, Patty Schnyder from Switzerland. She's ranked number sixteen in the world, even making the semis in Rome and quarter finals at several other events, including hard court events like Dubai and Doha. Other seeds in this 37th edition of the tournament include Shahar Peer, Tatiana Golovin, Sybille Bammer and Katarina Srebotnik. If you want to watch this tournament get your membership at the banners on this page now, and be there live for the 2009 Bank of the West Classic Live, July 27th through August 2nd.
Tags: WTA Tour, Stanford, Serena Williams, Marion Bartoli, Maria Sharapova, WTA Tennis live, Elena Dementieva, Anna Chakvetadze, Eleni Danilidou, Shenay Perry
Posted: 9th July 2012
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