ATP/WTA Previews: Soderling, Verdasco Headline Bastad
by Staff | July 12th, 2010, 2:22 am
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Mercedes Cup
Stuttgart, Germany
Surface: red clay

Seeds: Nikolay Davydenko, Jurgen Melzer, Gael Monfils, Juan Carlos Ferrero, Al Montanes, Philipp Kohlschreiber, Gilles Simon, Victor Hanescu 


Floaters: Jeremy Chardy

Notes: Only three of the eight seeds have winning records in Stuttgart; Chardy could face (1) Davydenko in the second round; Chardy beat Hanescu in last year’s final.

SkiStar Swedish Open
Bastad, Sweden
Surface: red clay

Seeds: Robin Soderling, Fernando Verdasco, David Ferrer, Nicolas Almagro, Tommy Robredo, Paul-Henri Mathieu, Denis Istomin, Florent Serra

Floaters: Pablo Cuevas, Jarkko Nieminen

Notes: Soderling defeated Juan Monaco in the 2009 final.

XXSNAI Open — Internazionali Femminili di Tennis di Palermo
Palermo, Italy
Surface: red clay

Seeds: Flavia Pennetta, Aravane Rezai, Sara Errani, Tsvetana Pironkova, Kaia Kanepi, Shuai Peng, Arantxa Parra Santonja, Julia Goerges

Floaters: Karolina Sprem

Notes: Pennetta defeated Errani in the 2009 final.

ECM Prague Open by Glanzis
Prague, Czech Republic
Surface: red clay

Seeds: Lucie Safarova, Alexandra Dulgheru, Timea Bacsinszky, Klara Zakopalova, Anabel Medina Garrigues, Gisela Dulko, Agnes Szavay, Barbora Zahlavova Strycova

Floaters: Anan Chakvetadze, Alize Cornet, Patty Schnyder, Tathiana Garbin

Notes: Openers of interest are (4) Zakopalova vs. Cornet (winner to likely meet Schnyder), and (2) Dulgheru vs. Garbin; Sybille Bammer won last year’s final, beating Francesca Schiavone in the final.


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4 Comments for ATP/WTA Previews: Soderling, Verdasco Headline Bastad

Jake Willens Says:

Soder wins this thing easy and makes the finals of the US OPEN!


Kimmi Says:

I wouldn’t think it is a given for soda. There is tricky opponents playing here but if he continues his form of RG and wimbledon he could well win this.

i am interested to see how verdasco will fare up. he is gone downhill since the french open.


Jake Willens Says:

Sod over Verdasco 7-6, 6-3 in the finals.


Kimberly Says:

what’s up with verdasco, has he tanked or what? Losing to Robredo is not cool

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