Amidst ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, Women tennis tours resume in the next month all around the world. For this reason, players have started practicing for upcoming WTA tournaments. In a row, Former World number one, Simona Halep wishes to play in the Prague Open follow by the Palermo Ladies Open.
The women’s international tennis tours will begin on 3rd August in Palermo, Italy. Consequently, the Prague Open 2020 will take place from 10th August to 16th August in Prague, The Czech Republic. At the same time, Top seed open will stage in Lexington, Kentucky, United States.
Romanian tennis star Simona Halep has confirmed her participation in the clay-court tournament via Prague Open 2020 twitter handle.
Belinda Bencic, Eugenie Bouchard Will Also Compete With Halep
The WTA International tennis tournament takes place in outdoor clay courts since 2015. Six players’ top twenty rankings will part of the Prague Open 2020, Including Simona Halep(02), Belinda Bencic(08), Petra Martic(15), Elena Rybakina(17), Marketa Vondrousova(18), and Maria Sakkari(20).
Moreover, Players will compete for $250, 000 prize money. The impact of the coronavirus pandemic, Prague tournament is set to host behind closed doors.
Main Competitors in Prague Open 2020
Simona Halep(Romania,02 ), Belinda Bencic(Swizterland, 08), Petra Martic(Croatia 15), Elena Rybakina(Kazah 17), Marketa Vondrousova(Czech 18), Maria Sakkari(Greece 20), Anett Kontaveit(Estonia 22), Elise Mertens(Belgium 23), Donna Vekic(Croatia 24), Dayana Yastremska(Ukraine 25).
Additionally, Karolína Muchová(Czech 26), Ekaterina Alexandrova(Russia 27), Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova(Russia 28), Barbora Strýcová(Czech 31), Veronika Kudermetova(Russia 40), Jelena Ostapenko(Latvia 41), Kristina Mladenovic(France 42), Anastasija Sevastova(Latvia 43), Polona Hercog(Slovenia 45), Iga Świątek(Poland 49), Fiona Ferro(France 53), Kateřina Siniaková(Czech 54), and Alison Van Uytvanck(Belgium 57).
Notably, World Number two Simona Halep beat Elena Rybakina of Kazah in the Dubai Duty-free tennis championships finals earlier this year.