So Sofia lost in opening qualifying round of Berlin to Cohen-Aloro 2-6 1-6
Vasilescu lost in qualifying round of Edinburgh to Peterzan 6-7 4-6, and Srndovic lost in the opening qualifying round to Peterzan 4-6 1-6. In Bournemouth, Srndovic had beaten qualifier Mossiakova in R1 before losing to Melanie South 4-6 2-6.
In Stockholm-Bromma, Svensson won R1 against fellow Swede (qualifier) Helena Norfeldt 4-6 6-1 6-1
whilst Arvidsson is top seed against another Swede Nadja Roma. Klara Petersson lost in the second round of qualifying to Jaslyn Hewitt after beating Rebecca Fong in Q1.
Maria Wolfbrandt reached the final of $10k Merida (Mexico) beating the third and eighth seeds on the way - she lost to qualifier Andrea Benitez 4-6 3-6 in the final.
The fruit series is suspended whilst Grachka (obatafan) mourns Saori's retirement.
Born : April 23rd 1978
Residence: Tokyo, Japan
Height: 5' 5" (1.65m)
Weight: 132 lbs. (60 kg)
Plays: Left handed
Career Prize Money: $652,031
Highest Singles Ranking: 39 (Feb 9th 04')
ITF Titles: Augusta (2005), Gifu (2005), Fukuoka (2003), Port Pirie (2001), Jakarta (1996).
Finalist (1): 2003 - Tashkent.
Semifinalist (1): 2003 - Bali.
Quarterfinalist (6): 2004 - Birmingham; 2003 - Memphis, Pattaya City; 2002 - Bali; 2001 - Tokyo [Japan Open]; 2000 - Shanghai.