WTA Entry Lists: Wozniacki in Tokyo, Kontaveit in Guangzhou- View: 2034 by Gatto Luigi
WTA Guangzhou, outdoor hard-courts (18-24 September 2017) Anett Kontaveit leads the field of the Chinese event. The World No. 38, who this year won her first WTA Title in 's-Hertogenbosch and also played other two finals, will have the defending champion Lesia Tsurenko among the main rivals.
Absent Jelena Jankovic, who reached the final in 2016 and won the title in 2015. Jankovic said last week she may call it a season. Samantha Stosur, who has not been competing since Roland Garros and may play again in New Haven, is committed to play as well as Alizè Cornet Alison Riske, Elise Mertens, Mona Barthel and the home favourite player Saisai Zheng.
The World No. 130 Patricia Maria Tig is the last player to enter directly in the main draw, Arina Rodionova is first alternate.
WTA Tokyo Premier, outdoor hard-courts (18-24 September 2017)
Very high level field in the most important tournament of the Asian swing beyond Beijing. The World No. 1 Karolina Pliskova is committed to play followed by Angelique Kerber, Garbine Muguruza and the defending champion Caroline Wozniacki who also won in 2010. There is also the 2015 and 2011 winner Agnieszka Radwanska, Dominika Cibulkova, Kristina Mladenovic and Petra Kvitova who is playing many tournaments since her come back. The cut off is very high at No. 42, Lauren Davis. Home favourite players Misaki Doi and the defending finalist Naomi Osaka got a wild card from organizers. Here below full entry list: