Sharapova Leads in Paris; WTA Previews This Week
by Staff | January 26th, 2014, 2:44 pm
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22ND OPEN GDF SUEZ
Paris, France
Surface: indoor hard

Seeds: Maria Sharapova, Petra Kvitova, Sara Errani, Angelique Kerber, Simona Halep, Roberta Vinci, Carla Suarez Navarro, Kirsten Flipkens

Floaters: Mona Barthel, Daniela Hantuchova, Francesca Schiavone, Andrea Petkovic, Alize Cornet

Notes: Strong field with four Top 10ers…Tough starts for (1) Sharapova after a bye likely facing Hantuchova, (2) Kvitova after a bye likely meeting Cornet, and (8) Flipkens vs. the defending champion Barthel…Wildcards went to Caroline Garcia, Petra Kvitova and Kristina Mladenovic…Pulling from the tournament were Dominika Cibulkova, Ana Ivanovic, Kaia Kanepi and Lucie Safarova…Returning champs in the field are Barthel (2013), Kerber (2012), and Kvitova (2011).

PTT PATAYA OPEN
Pattaya, Thailand
Surface: hard

Seeds: Sabine Lisicki, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Sorana Cirstea, Ekaterina Makarova, Elena Vesnina, Garbine Muguruza, Bethanie Mattek-Sands, Peng Shuai

Floaters: Donna Vekic, (WC) Vera Zvonareva

Notes: No Top 10ers in the field…Potential tough start for (1) Lisicki against the Croatian comer Vekic…Wildcards went to Svetlana Kuznetsova, Nicha Lertpitaksinchai, Peangtarn Plipuech and Vera Zvonareva…Pulling from the event were American Varvara Lepchenko and three Japanese players in Misaki Doi, Ayumi Morita and Kurumi Nara…Zvonareva (2010-09) is the lone returning champ in the field.


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