Welcome to Zürich, Switzerland! The last year of Zürich has arrived. Although it has been downgraded, the field looks strong nontheless. Defending champion Tatiana Golovin passes, due to an injury. Last year's runner-up Jelena Jankovic and 2006 champion Daniela Hantuchova are among the favourites. Even the first qualifying round contains a blockbuster when this year's two times titlist Jie Zheng takes on US Openn runner-up Anna-Lena Grönefeld. But who will prevail eventually? Vote now as the Zürich Open continues with the main draw!
Ranking Points: Tier II (32, $600.000): W - 275 F - 190 SF - 125 QF - 70 R16 - 35 R32 - 1 Qualifier - 15* Q3 - 10 Q2 - 5 Q1 - 1
* If a qualifier loses in the first round, no first round points are awarded on top of the qualifying points.
Previous Finals: 2004: Magdalena Maleeva BUL beat Elena Bovina RUS | 4-6 7-5 6-3
2005: Daniela Hantuchova SVK lost to Magdalena Maleeva BUL | 4-6 0-6
2006: Daniela Hantuchova SVK beat Anastasia Myskina RUS | 6-4 6-4 2007: Jelena Janković SRB  lost to Tatiana Golovin FRA | 5-7 1-6
First Quarter: Jelena Jankovic SRB 
Second Quarter: Victoria Azarenka BLR
OUT OF COMPETITION Third Quarter: Daniela Hantuchova SVK 
OUT OF COMPETITION Fourth Quarter: Anna-Lena Grönefeld GER [Q]
Jelena Jankovic SRB  vs Flavia Pennetta ITA
Timea Bacsinszky SUI [WC] vs Ai Sugiyama JPN [Q]
Vera Zvonareva RUS  vs Na Li CHN [WC]
Victoria Azarenka BLR vs Sorana Cirstea ROU [Q]
Maria Kirilenko RUS vs Caroline Wozniacki DEN
Alona Bondarenko UKR vs Venus Williams USA  Patty Schynder SUI  vs Iveta Benesova CZE [Q]
Marion Bartoli FRA vs Ana Ivanovic SRB 
Last edited by tucker1989 : Oct 15th, 2008 at 12:04 PM.