The field for the women at this year's final grand slam - the US Open - has been announced.
All the top 102 women in the world have entered the event which kics off on August 27.
The field included 2012 grand slam singles champions Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, and Victoria Azarenka, former US Open champions Kim Clijsters, Venus Williams, Svetlana Kuznetsova and Samantha Stosur, the defending champion.
The winner earns a staggering $1.9 million paycheck.
This will be Clijsters' final apperance in New York as she will retire after this event.
There will be 10 players who have won Grand Slam singles titles in their careers in the draw this year.
Two players used protected rankings to gain direct entry—Agnes Szavay of Hungary, and Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland.
American women who received direct entry into this year’s tournament include: No. 27 Christina McHale of Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and No. 44 Varvara Lepchenko of Allentown, Pa, No. 50 Sloane Stephens of Coral Springs, Fla.; No. 59 Vania King of Boynton Beach, Fla.; No. 68 Venus Williams of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., the 2000 and 2001 US Open champion; No. 69 Coco Vandeweghe of Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., the 2008 US Open girls’ singles champion; No. 84 Jamie Hampton of Auburn, Ala.; and No. 85 Irina Falconi of Atlanta.