Welcome to Stanford, United States! As one of the most reputed US Open Series tournaments, Stanford hopes to shine as much with its tennis tournament as it does with its university. The Tier II tournament marks the serious beginning of the North American hardcourt swing, causing multiple PYW tournament winners as Daniela Hantuchova, Anna Chakvetadze and Tatiana Golovin to participate in the main draw. The Frenchwoman is the defending champion. Can she repeat her success? Only your votes will determine the winner. Vote now as the qualifying competition kicks off!
Ranking Points:Tier II (32, $650.000):W - 275
F - 190
SF - 125
QF - 70
R16 - 35
R32 - 1
Qualifier - 15
*Q3 - 10
Q2 - 5Q1 - 1
* If a qualifier loses in the first round, no first round points are awarded on top of the qualifying points.
Previous Finals:2005: Kveta Peschke CZE beat Kim Clijsters BEL | 6-3 1-6 6-42006: Tatiana Golovin FRA beat Marta Domachowska POL [Q]| 3-6 7-6 6-1
The Favourites:OUT OF COMPETITIONFirst Quarter: Anna Chakvetadze RUS Second Quarter: Daniela Hantuchova SVK Third Quarter: Tatiana Golovin FRA OUT OF COMPETITIONFourth Quarter: Marion Bartoli FRA 
Maria Kirilenko RUS vs Daniela Hantuchova SVK  Tatiana Golovin FRA  vs Ai Sugiyama JPN