Jankovic Heads Portoroz; Petkovic Defends in Bad Gastein; WTA Previews
by Staff | July 18th, 2010, 4:18 pm

Banka Koper Slovania Open
Portoroz, Slovenia
Surface: hard

Seeds: Jelena Jankovic, Petra Kvitova, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Sara Errani, Dominika Cibulkova, Vera Dushevina, Polona Hercog, Sofia Arvidsson

Floaters: Anna Chakvetadze

Notes: wildcards went to Slovenia’s Andreja Klepac and Katarina Srebotnik, and Austria’s Tamira Paszek; currently-injured world No. 1 Dinara Safina defeated Errani in last year’s final.

Nurnberger Gastein Ladies
Bad Gastein, Austria
Surface: red clay

Seeds: Andrea Petkovic, Timea Bacsinzsky, Anabel Medina Garrigues, Klara Zakopalova, Sybille Bammer, Barbora Zahlavova Strycova, Tathiana Garbin, Anastasija Sevastova

Floaters: Aliza Cornet, Anna-Lena Groenefeld

Notes: Tough opener for (2) Bacsinzsky against Groenefeld; last year Petkovic beat Ioana Raluca Olaru in the all-unseeded final.

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3 Comments for Jankovic Heads Portoroz; Petkovic Defends in Bad Gastein; WTA Previews

Daniel Craig Says:

is the city really named Bad Gastein?


Andrew Broad Says:

“Bad” is a German word that literally means “bath”, and is often used in the name of a resort.

Jake Willens Says:

Does anyone still care about women’s tennis?

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