Eastbourne, Great Britain; Surface: grass
Men’s Seeds: Richard Gasquet, Alexandr Dolgopolov, Feliciano Lopez, Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, Ivo Karlovic, Gilles Simon, Santiago Giraldo, Federico Delbonis
Men’s Floaters: Martin Klizan, Jarkko Nieminen
Men’s Notes: Not a lot of non-seeded talent, but (8) Delbonis starts against the comer Klizan, and (7) Giraldo against the veteran Nieminen…Wildcards went to Brits James Ward, Daniel Evans and Kyle Edmund…Returning former champs in the field are Lopez (2013), Karlovic (2008-07), and Gasquet (2006-05).
Women’s Seeds: Aggie Radwanska, Petra Kvitova, Jelena Jankovic, Victoria Azarenka, Angie Kerber, Flavia Pennetta, Sara Errani, Caroline Wozniacki
Women’s Floaters: Alison Riske, Camila Giorgi, Sam Stosur, Lucie Safarova
Women’s Notes: Wildcards went to Azarenka and Brits Heather Watson and Johanna Konta…Pulling from the event were Svetlana Kuznetsova and Sorana Cirstea…Tough starts go to (5) Kerber vs. Riske, (4) Azarenka vs. Giogi, (8) Wozniacki vs. Stosur, and (2) Kvitova vs. Safarova…Returning former champs in the field are Wozniacki (2009) and Radwanksa (2008).
‘s-Hertogenboesch, Netherlands; Surface: grass
Men’s Seeds: David Ferrer, Fernando Verdasco, Roberto Bautista Agut, Marcel Granollers, Dmitry Tursunov, Vasek Pospisil, Nicolas Mahut, Jurgen Melzer
Men’s Floaters: (Q) Joao Sousa, Alejandro Falla
Men’s Notes: Tough starts for (1) Ferrer against the hot-handed Sousa, and (8) Melzer vs. Falla…Wildcards went to Dutchman Thiemo de Bakker, Kimmer Koppejans, and Jesse Huta Galung…Former champs in the field are Mahut (2013), Ferrer (2012,’08), Tursunov (2011), and Becker (2009).
Women’s Seeds: Simona Halep, Dominika Cibulkova, Genie Bouchard, Carla Suarez Navarro, Andrea Petkovic, Kirsten Flipkens, Garbine Murguruza, Klara Koukalova
Women’s Floaters: none
Women’s Notes: Wildcards went to Dutchwomen Lesley Kerkhove and Michaella Krajicek, and Belgian An-Sophie Mestach…Qualifying to the main draw were Mona Barthel, Julia Glushko, Olga Govortsova and Coco Vandeweghe…Returning champs in the field are Halep (2013) and Krajicek (2006).
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