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PYW Doubles Pattaya City 2013 - First Round | Please Vote Again!

PYW Doubles Pattaya City

Welcome to Pattaya City, Thailand! After the short Australian summer, the main hull of the WTA season is really getting underway! This week is one of the year's most-liked international events by the players, so it has therefore attracted quite a strong lineup in 2013. Last year's PYW doubles Pattaya City champions, Taiwanese Kai-Chen Chang and American Vania King, are returning this year as the top seeds, so they will be very hard to beat. However, second-seeded Kiwi-British duo of Marina Erakovic and Heather Watson has been coming on strong in recent times, so they will be looming in the bottom half of the draw. The most exciting first round match will likely come between Romanian Sorana Cîrstea and Slovak Daniela Hantuchová against two-time Pattaya City PYW doubles finalist, Japanese Kimiko Date-Krumm, who is partnering recent Australian Open finalist, Aussie Casey Dellacqua. Clearly, this week will provide plenty of excitement so your votes will matter a lot. Vote now as the PTT Pattaya Open kicks off!

Previous Finals:
2012: Akgul Amanmuradova UZB/Kimiko Date-Krumm JPN [3] lost to Kai-Chen Chang TPE/Vania King USA | 3-6 3-6
2011: Kimiko Date-Krumm JPN/Romina Oprandi ITA beat Shengnan Sun CHN/Jie Zheng CHN | 7-6 6-2
The Favorites:

Top Half: Kai-Chen Chang TPE/Vania King USA [1]

Bottom Half: Tímea Babos HUN/Eleni Daniilidou GRE

First Round:

Kai-Chen Chang TPE/Vania King USA [1] vs Nicha Lertpitaksinchai THA/Peangtarn Plipuech THA [WC]
Sorana Cîrstea ROU/Daniela Hantuchová SVK vs Kimiko Date-Krumm JPN/Casey Dellacqua AUS
Bethanie Mattek-Sands USA/Shahar Peʼer ISR [4] vs Shu-Ying Hsieh TPE/Wanting Liu CHN
Nina Bratchikova RUS/Andreja Klepač SLO vs Xinyun Han CHN/Miki Miyamura JPN

Noppawan Lertcheewakarn THA/Ksenia Palkina KGZ vs Irina Buryachok UKR/Valeria Solovieva RUS
Yifan Xu CHN/Saisai Zheng CHN vs Hao-Ching Chan TPE/Yung-Jan Chan [3]
Tímea Babos HUN/Eleni Daniilidou GRE vs Tatjana Malek GER/Chanelle Scheepers RSA
Akgul Amanmuradova UZB/Alexandra Panova RUS vs Marina Erakovic NZL/Heather Watson GBR [2]

My number one: Victoria Azarenka

ATP: Novak Djoković

Crazy Frenchies! Gilles Simon Alizé Cornet

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