Ostapenko the Favorite at WTA Seoul Korea Open; Preview

by Staff | September 16th, 2017, 2:25 pm
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Reigning French Open champion and No. 10 Jelena Ostapenko is the lone Top 25 player and the favorite at the KEB Hana Bank Incheon Airport Korea Open in Seoul.
Seoul, Korea; surface: hard

Seeds: Jelena Ostapenko, Kiki Bertens, Kristyna Pliskova, Sorana Cirstea, Irina-Camelia Begu, Tatjana Maria, Lara Arruabarrena, Christina McHale

Floaters: Andrea Petkovic


Not a deep field, but (2) Bertens could face the veteran Petkovic second round…

Wildcards went to Korea’s Su Jeong Jang, Na-La Han, and the Ukraine’s Katarina Zavatska…

In last year’s final the Spaniard Arruabarrena beat Monica Niculescu 6-0, 2-6, 6-0…

Arruabarrena (2016) and Begu (2015) are former champions in the field.


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