Italians Farina Elia, Pennetta Head WTA Palermo Field

Posted on July 18, 2005

Italians Silvia Farina Elia and Flavia Pennetta lead the low-powered dirt field this week in Palermo, joined by Top 60-ranked seeds Anabel Medina Garrigues and Nuria Llagostera Vives, Czech Klara Koukalova, Pole Marta Domachowska, Italian Roberta Vinci, and Slovenia's Katerina Srebotnik.

Italy came up short in last year's final when Medina Garrigues defeated Pennetta in straight sets.

Scheduled for Monday in Palermo are Oprandi vs. Koryttseva, Kostanic vs. Dominguez Lino, Vinci vs. Sucha, Yakimova vs. Muller, Ozegovic vs. Ani, and Flipkens vs. Vesnina.