Lone Top 20 Caroline Garcia Stars In WTA Monterrey Field

by Staff | February 26th, 2023, 11:42 am
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Former finalist Caroline Garcia headlines the WTA 250 event in Monterrey, Mexico.

The world No. 5 made the finals in Monterrey way back in 2015. She’s the lone Top 20 entrant this year.

Top seeds are: 1 Caroline Garcia, 2 Marie Bouzkova, 3 Donna Vekic, 4 Elise Mertens, 5 Lin Zhu, 6 Katerina Siniakova, 7 Mayar Sherif, 8 Elisabetta Cocciaretto.

No. 1 Garcia is projected to meet 7 Sherif in the quarters, No. 4 Mertens – 8 Cocciaretto, No. 6 Siniakova – 3 Vekic, and 5 seed Zhu – 2 Bouzkova in the bottom quarter.

The semifinals could see Garcia-Mertens and Bouzkova-Vekic.

The top seeded Garcia opens with Kaja Juvan then gets the winner of Nuria Parrizas Diaz-Xiyu Wang.

The second seeded Bouzkova opens with Anna Karolina Schmiedlova then gets the winner of Jule Niemeier or a qualifier.

There are no former champions in the field. Former finalists are Garcia, Osorio and Bouzkova.

Last year, (2) Leylah Fernandez defeated (5) Camila Osorio 6-7(5) 6-4 7-6(3).

2022 Leylah Fernandez d Camila Osorio 6-7(5) 6-4 7-6(3)
2021 Leylah Fernandez d Viktorija Golubic 6-1 6-4
2020 Elina Svitolina d Marie Bouzkova 7-5 4-6 6-4
2019 Garbine Muguruza d Victoria Azarenka 6-1 3-1 RET
2018 Garbine Muguruza d Timea Babos 3-6 6-4 6-3
2017 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova d Angelique Kerber 6-4 2-6 6-1
2016 Heather Watson d Kirsten Flipkens 3-6 6-2 6-3
2015 Timea Bacsinszky d Caroline Garcia 4-6 6-2 6-4
2014 Ana Ivanovic d Jovana Jaksic 6-2 6-1
2013 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova d Angelique Kerber 4-6 6-2 6-4.

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