But isn't this also the tournament where Kops-Jones was saying the owner is a creep who tries to sleep with players? Or am I mixing it up with another oneAlso, the tournament website is displaying the Belarusian Independence flag on the players list, instead of the current official one for the players from this country. I definitely love this tournament already
If this means lifting the tournament up to another level, then it's maybe heading to the WTA road as it couldn't get any higher on the ITF stage (well, assuming they don't want it to become a Grand Slam!).“Our ambitions for this tournament are big. We are in the process of a big announcement that will see us co-operating with a government department and this will really raise the profile of our tournament,” Al Habtoor said at the draw ceremony that was held in the presence of top players including India’s Ankita Raina, Egypt’s Sandra Samir and Natalia Vikhlyantseva of Russia.