Welcome to Sydney for the Medibank International on the newly installed Plexicushion Courts. The Medibank International would like to cordially invite Venus Williams for winning last week in Auckland. But will anyone else step up and contend for a title here?
First 16 to commit will play in the tourney
Points due by Sunday
Anna Lena Groenfeld
Game Set and Match Ms. Maria Sharapova 2-6 7-6 7-6
After a poor showing in Auckland, Congratulations Maria Sharapova on winning the Medibank International Open. You deserved the win, you played well throughout the whole tourney. Welcome to the top 10 where you belong!