Welcome to Rome, Italy! Red clay will be dominating the following weeks, that all lead up to the season's second Grand Slam: Roland Garros. Can the local gladiator Flavia Pennetta defend her title? Who will slide and slice her way to the top in one of Italy's main events? Vote now as the Internazionali BNL d'Italia kicks off!
Ranking Points:WTA Premier 5 (56, $2.000.000):W - 800
F - 550
SF - 350
QF - 200
R16 - 110
R32 - 60
R64 - 1
Qualifier - 30 *
Q2 - 20
Q1 - 1
* If a qualifier loses in the first round, no first round points are awarded on top of the qualifying points.
Previous Finals:2005: Daniela Hantuchova SVK  beat Maria Kirilenko RUS | 6-2 6-02006: Alicia Molik AUS beat Svetlana Kuznetsova RUS | 6-2 7-52007: Flavia Pennetta ITAbeat Karolina Sprem CRO [Q] | 6-1 4-6 7-62008: Dinara Safina RUS  lost to Jelena Janković SRB  | 6-3 2-6 4-6
Quarterfinals' Line-Up vs
Quarterfinals Jie Zheng CHN  vs Nadia Petrova RUS 
Lucie Safarova CZE vs Agnieszka Radwanska POL  Flavia Pennetta ITA  vs Jelena Jankovic SRB  Victoria Azarenka BLR  vsKarolina Sprem CRO [Q]