ATP/WTA Previews: Nice, Dusseldorf, Warsaw, Strasbourg
by Staff | May 16th, 2010, 11:12 pm
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Open De Nice Cote D’Azur
Nice, France
Surface: clay

Seeds: Robin Soderling, Fernando Verdasco, Gael Monfils, Thomaz Bellucci, Marcos Baghdatis, Al Montanes, Michael Berrer, Lucasz Kubot
Floaters: (WC) Mario Ancic, Richard Gasquet

Notes: (5) Baghdatis opens against (WC) Ancic; possible (6) Montanes vs. Gasquet 2nd rd.; Nice replaces Kitzbuhel this year during this calendar week, the city’s first ATP event since 1995.

ARAG ATP World Team Championship
Dusseldorf, Germany
Surface: clay

Teams: Australia, Czech Republic, Spain, United States (Red Group); Argentina, France, Germany, Serbia (Blue Group)

Notes: Serbia beat Germany in last year’s final.

Polsat Warsaw Open
Warsaw, Poland
Surface: clay

Seeds: Caroline Wozniacki, Elena Dementieva, Na Li, Marion Bartoli, Jie Zheng, Alona Bondarenko, Kateryna Bondarenko, Melanie Oudin

Floaters: None

Notes: Romanian Alexandra Dulgheru, who was ranked outside the Top 200, won last year’s title defeating Alona Bondarenko in the final.

Internationaux de Strasbourg
Strasbourg, France
Surface: clay

Seeds: Maria Sharapova, Elena Vesnina, (WC) Virginie Razzano, Peng Shuai, Anabel Medina Garrigues, Sybille Bammer, Anastasija Sevatsova, Elena Baltacha

Floaters: Alize Cornet, Lucie Hradecka

Notes: Sharapova opens against fellow Russian Regina Kulikova; Medina Garrigues won the event three times in 2005 and 2007-08; Aravane Rezai won the title last year.

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One Comment for ATP/WTA Previews: Nice, Dusseldorf, Warsaw, Strasbourg

montecarlo Says:

Fernando Verdasco is mad or what? This means he will be playing 8 out of 9 weeks including French Open (and I heard he was injured too?)

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