Defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska is back again at the Toray Pan Pacific Open to defend her title, Garbine Muguruza, Karolina Pliskova, Petra Kvitova and many more.
To be played in Tokyo this week, this tournament is boasting of some of the high profile players on the circuit. The Pole's form this season has been remarkable, as she reached her career high singles ranking. Ranked right above Radwanska is the Spaniard, who won the French Open earlier this year by defeating Serena Williams in the final. However, she did lose early in the US Open. Her compatriot Carla Suarez Navarro too is playing in the event as the fourth seed, whose tally at the moment is 35-16. World no. 6 Karolina Pliskova too will be featuring in the tournament as the sixth seed, given her rise in the top 10. She is coming off fresh, with the runners-up trophy from the US Open. Last of the top 10 player playing in the event is Madison Keys, who has been in a great form off lately. With just three defeats and 12 wins in last three events, she is certainly a dangerous youngster who can give the above players a run for their money.
Apart from them, Dominika Cibulkova too will be playing in Tokyo. Given the experience and skill these players bring in, it is hard to predict who will come out on the top here.
Posted: 12th September 2016
Following weeks of action on the American continent, the WTA Tour is now heading to Tokyo for the Hashimoto Sogyo Japan Womens Open this week. Let us take a look at some of the players.
Local favorite Misaki Doi has been seeded first, who has worked hard this year. With a record of 22-22, she won the title in San Antonio and also reached the fourth round in Wimbledon. However, she did lose in the opening round of US Open. Defending champion Yanina Wickmayer has been seeded second, who too has had a similar year as Doi. However, in her previous three events, she lost in the first round itself. 21 year old Kazakh Yulia Putintseva too will be playing in the event as the third seeded player. She has had a couple of remarkable runs this year, especially in Wimbledon and Citi Open. She has got a bright future ahead of herself and is capable of going the distance. Johanna Larsson is the fourth seeded player, and also the strongest one at the moment.
She was the semifinalist in New Haven, which she followed with third round run at the Flushing Meadows. Apart from them, Madison Brengle, Christina McHale and Shuai Zhang will also be playing in the event, making this an exciting one to watch.
Posted: 21st September 2015
Ana Ivanovic and Caroline Wozniacki will lead the draw at the Toray Pan Pacific Open which will be played at Tokyo, Japan.
The tourney comes with a rather substantial, more than $1,000,000 total prize money which makes the Toray Pan one of the more lucrative events at the WTA Premier level (which comes right below the Premier Mandatory events). The 2015 Pan Pacific (as they also call it) will be the 32nd edition in tournament history, and reigning champion Ana Ivanovic will try to defend her title. She won’t be the first seed, however, as this privilege will go to world number six Caroline Wozniacki. The Dane already knows what it’s like to win in Tokyo, going all the way back in 2010, defeating Elena Dementieva in the final after losing the first set 1-6. Outside of that come-from-behind, 1-6, 6-2, 6-3 victory, Wozniacki also has a runner-up campaign to her name from last year, losing to the above mentioned Ivanovic 2-6, 6-7 (2).
Considering the fact that these two will be the top two seeds this year, it would not be a huge surprise if they’d once again end up playing against each other in a week’s time.
Posted: 14th September 2015
The Japan Womens Open is an annual outdoor hard court tournament held in Tokyo, Japan. This year’s event will be the seventh edition in tournament history which makes the Open one of the youngest WTA Tournaments in the world.
The total prize money this year will be over $250,000 and we already know that the biggest portion of this prize won’t go to last year’s champion. After reaching the fourth round in Flushing Meadows (where she lost to the eventual champion Flavia Pennetta), the 2011 US Open champion Samantha Stosur won’t try to defend her Japan Women's Open title. Not only is she the defending champion, but actually won the 2013 title as well. With her deep run, however, she opted to recuperate instead of playing in Tokyo. In the Aussie champion's absence, the biggest title favorite is probably Carla Suarez Navarro who although never won a hard court title, has two finals and will be – by far – the highest seeded player in the main draw and the only top 10 competitor.
If not her, second seed Zarina Diyas could definitely take the next step and win the final after finishing last season as the runner-up.
Posted: 15th September 2014
The Toray Pan Pacific Open is the elite professional tennis tournament played in Japan. It is one of the famous tennis tournaments for women played in Japan. The tournament will be played on the outdoor hard courts at the Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo, Japan. The tournament is going to start from Monday 15th September through 21, 2014.
It is the 35th edition of Toray Pan Pacific open to be played this year and it is also part of the premier series of the 2014 Women Tennis Association Tour. WTA organize tennis tournaments all around the world to enhance the skills possessed by women for this game. There are eight players participating in the tournament from seven different countries of the world with Angelique Kerber of Germany with tournament seed position 1. Players participating in the tournament are all professional and thorough skilled. Players are highly motivated and enthusiastic before the start of tournament and are highly hopeful to win the title for their country.
Last year in the single competition it was Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic who outplayed all her opponents. The winner of the tournament will not only get the appreciation but also handsome prize money of $795,707.
Posted: 22nd September 2013
All the real fun and excitement will start this Sunday 22 September, 2013 when world best women tennis stars will compete against each other in the very famous tournament Toray Pan Pacific Open Tokyo, Japan conducted by Women Tennis Association (WTA).
This year's tournament is also very important because it marks the 30th anniversary of Toray Pan Pacific Open Tokyo, Japan and also this year is the 40th anniversary of WTA. Such important aspects of the tournament certainly elevate the importance of the tournament. The tournament is starting on the 22nd and will continue till the 28th of September. Some of the very best and interesting matches would be played in Tokyo where women tennis stars will fight to win the tournament. No such women tennis tournament is held around the world where new and professional players both play and fight against each other. Such tournament is not the only source of experience gathering for the players but also a source of entertainment for the crowd. The people of Japan have shown a wonderful response to the tournament as full crowd is seen in the tennis court and tickets are being purchased on the advance booking for coming days. A worth watching tournament where six players competing are among the world top ranking such as Victoria Azarenka, Agnieszka Radwanska, Sara Errani and Caroline Wozniacki.
The tournament surely awaits your presence as it would be full of fun and excitement.
Posted: 27th September 2010
The Women's Tennis Association will head to Tokyo, Japan, for the next tournament on the tour, called the Toray Pan Pacific Open Tennis Tournament, and is a hard court tournament with prize money totaling $2,000,000 that takes place September 26th through October 2nd. The singles draw is 56, with the doubles draw 16 for the main draw. The qualifying singles are 32. You can watch this tournament live from your computer by clicking on the banners on this page for access to tennis streams for an entire year.
Last year this Premier Level event happened on October 3rd for the final, with a $2,000,000 purse, and the final was between Jelena Jankovic who was ranked 8th, and Maria Sharapova, who was ranked 25th. The big winner was Maria Sharapova. It was Sharapova's first title since she was injured last year, winning the Toray Pan pacific Open. Jankovic was the number seven seed last year, and she got into the final by winning four matches in a row. As for Maria Sharapova, she was unseeded in the draw and beat Francesca Shiavone in the first round to eventually get into the final.
There is some serious talent hitting the courts for this tournament, which features many of the best players in the world. Serena Williams will be attending, ranked number one right now as well as the number two player Caroline Wozniacki from Denmark. Jelena Jankovic is playing as well as Samantha Stosur and Francesca Schiavone. Elena Dementieva and Maria Sharapova, last year's champion will also be in attendance. Get your membership at the links on this page for access to high quality video for tennis streams all year around.
Posted: 30th September 2009
The ladies of the Women's Tennis Association will move onto their next tournament, an event in Tokyo, Japan called the Toray Pan Pacific Open and this tournament is in particular a special one, not only because it is a premier level tournament with a giant purse pf $2,000,000 dollars held on the outdoor hardcourts of the Ariake Collosseum in Tokyo but also because the WTA season is reaching the end of the 2009 season. You can catch this tournament right here on www.watchlivetennis.org with your membership, as it starts on September 27th.
Everyone in the WTA's current top ten will be headed to Tokyo except for Serena Williams who had an injury and had to bow out. Dinara Safina is the top seed for this tournament as well as the defending champion from 2008. Venus Williams will be playing, even though her sister is out with injury and will be the number two seed for this tournament. The other three names that round out the rest of the top five seeds are Caroline Wozniacki, Elena Dementieva and Svetlana Kuznetsova who was the runner up in last year's final to Dinara Safina.
Other names on the tournament list include Agniezka Radwanska, Samatha Sosure, Nadia Petrova, Marion Bartoli, Ana Ivanovic, Li and Virginie Razzana. Maria Sharapova will also be playing and will bear watching as well as two of Japan's best, Ai Sugiyama and Kimiko Date Krumm who both earned a wildcard. If you want to watch this exciting WTA Premier Level tournament simply click on the banners on this page to get started with your membership. You'll get access to our exclusive member's area where you can watch this tournament in high quality streaming video. The WTA Tokyo tournament starts on September 27th.
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Posted: 19th September 2016
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