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Stosur to face Schiavone in 1st round at Sydney

Stosur to face Schiavone in 1st round at Sydney

Grand Slam champions Samantha Stosur and Francesca Schiavone will meet in the first round of the Sydney International _ a rematch of their 2010 French Open final won by the Italian player.
The high-profile encounter is a byproduct of the strength of the field _ nine of the top 10 players in the WTA rankings are entered in tournament which begins Sunday.
Stosur, who won last year's U.S. Open, is the fifth-seeded player, while 11th-ranked Schiavone was outside the eight seeds.
Top-ranked Caroline Wozniacki and Wimbledon champion and second-seeded Petra Kvitova have first-round byes, as do No. 3 Victoria Azarenka and fourth-seeded French Open champion Li Na of China.
Juan Martin del Potro is top-seeded in the men's draw.


Updated : 2021-06-20 17:58 GMT+08:00