Very bad news for Amélie, Serena and Hong Kong!
According to today's local newspaper, Amélie is still hurt by muscle strain, while Serena has not recovered fully from her stomach injury. Serena will still come to play doubles with Venus.
We now welcome - Vera Zvonareva!
The new singles draw is as follows -
Red Group - Maria Sharapova, Elena Dementieva, Nicole Vaidisova
Green Group - Svetlana Kuznetsova, Venus Williams, Vera Zvonareva
This will be a round robin tournament with the top player from each group squaring off in the final.
The opening match on Wednesday is Maria v Lena D. Venus will play first on Thursday and the Williamses will play right afterwards.