STANFORD - Anna Kournikova will join the top two and four of the top seven players in the WTA rankings at the Bank of the West Classic July 21-27 at Taube Family Tennis Stadium.
Joining Kournikova among the list of early commitments are world No. 1 Serena Williams, who is making her debut at the Classic, 2001 champion and No. 2 Kim Clijsters, 1998 and 1999 champion and No. 6 Lindsay Davenport, and No. 7 Jennifer Capriati.
Kournikova reached the singles semifinals in her last two appearances in 2000 and 2002 at the Bank of the West, and reached the doubles semifinals last year.