Muguruza, 5 of Top 10 Make WTA Toray Tokyo a Tough Test
by Staff | September 16th, 2017, 1:56 pm
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Five Top 10 players, including current world No. 1 Garbine Muguruza and former No. 1s Karoline Pliskova, Caroline Wozniacki and Angie Keber, make the 28-player Toray PPO Tennis field one of the toughest of the year.


TORAY PPO TENNIS
TOKYO, Japan; surface: hard

Seeds: Garbine Muguruza, Karolina Pliskova, Caroline Wozniacki, Johanna Konta, Dominika Cibulkova, Agnieszka Radwanska, Angelique Kerber, Kristina Mladenovic

Floaters: Carla Suarez Navarro, Naomi Osaka, Daria Gavrilova

Notes:

The Top 4 seeds receive opening-round byes…

Wildcards were awarded to Japan’s Risa Ozaki and Kurumi Nara…

Potential tough starts for (5) Cibulkova vs. Suarez Navarro, (7) Kerber vs. Osaka, and (2) Pliskova vs. Gavrilova…

Withdrawing from the event were Lauren Davis, Madison Keys, Ana Konjuh, Petra Kvitova, Mirjana Lucic-Baroni and Anastasija Sevastova…

Wozniacki defeated Osaka in last year’s final…

Former champions in the field are Wozniacki (2016,’10) and Radwanska (2015,’11).

 


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