no promises lots of problems at an early stage, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Nikolay Davydenko, Dmitry Tursunovu and Marat Safin.
start officially on Monday В«Kremlin CupВ» is considered to be not without a delicious meal for the fans of women's tennis - the first category and a solid prize fund of 1 million 340 thousand dollars provide tournament participation approx. So this year in Moscow, will address the first racquet world Amelie Moresmo third - Maria Sharapova and fourth - Svetlana Kuznetsova. Added to this are members of the top ten ranking WTA Elena Dementevu, Jane Doe, Patty Shnider and DINARD Safin, and will understand that the company podobralas more than decent.
Saturday was the tournament draw, after which it became known as the gourmet dishes await tennis first. Just say that Moresmo, Sharapova, Kuznetsova and Dementieva will В«Kremlin CupВ» with the second round, where the first raketke the world to meet the winner of a pair of Elena Vesnina - Lee at (China). Sharapova will start the tournament with a fight tennisistkoy, sample a grid of basic skills, and Kuznetsova - a meeting with someone from compatriots-Vert - Dushevinoy or Zvonareva.
Dementeva proekzamenuet winner pair Elena Bovina - Shahar Peer (Israel).
Fifth seyanaya Petrova will play Anna-Lena Grenefeld from Germany, and the seventh tournament, Safin racket - with sootechestvennitsey Anna Chakvetadze. The winner of this pair pomeryaetsya forces with more masterovitoy in duet Maria Kirilenko - Francesca SCHIAVONI (Italy). The strongest in this quartet tennisistku will examine Sharapova, if not lose the athletes, out of qualification.
not lucky with the lottery won the wild card strongest yuniorke Anastasia Pavlyuchenkovoy planet - is already starting to match it expects eighth seyanaya Czech Nicole Vaydishova, while the third circle, if of course, the young will sundew there - very Amelie Moresmo.
Men play $ 1 million, but this level of prize money tennis players Roger Federer does not attract. Therefore, the tournament favorites are the owners - under the first and second plates sown Nikolay Davydenko and Dmitry Tursunov. Davydenko has recently suffered health problems, and in what form it - the big question. True, the grid from Nicholas favorable - Czech Jiri Vanek in the first round and the winner of a pair of Teimuraz Gabashvili - Gilles Muller (Luxembourg) in the second.
Tursunov and did fight to start the tournament with tennis player, withdrew from the qualification.
However, in the second round he is likely to fight the obstinacy of Frenchman Arnaud Klemanom. In the absence of last year's winner В«Kremlin CupВ» hopes Russian fans connected with the third seyanym Michael Southern, in which opponents of the lot identified a little-known Philip Kolshraybera from Germany.
gradually returning former condition Marat Safin in the first round proekzamenuet Nicolas ГГЃГЂ from France. Received a wild card Igor Kunitsynu no luck - a good German Rainer Shuttlera it is unlikely to win, and Evgeny Korolev in place in the second terms can be safely - opponent of the skills he is clearly on the teeth.
Text: Dmitri Maslov