Danish Tennis Star Join Pattaya Open 2009


 

 

Caroline
Wozniacki, Denmark,
is one of four top 20 players taking who will take part in the PTT Pattaya Open
tennis tournament in February.

    The WTA
tournament has been upgraded to be part of the international series with a
minimum purse of US$220,000 (approx 7.7 million baht).

    As a
result, the tournament has attracted a number of stars including Vera Zvonareva
of Russia (No 7), Nadia Petrova of Russia (11), Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark
(12) and Slovakia’s Dominika Cibulkova (19).

    Thailand‘s Tamarine Tanasugarn will also
compete in the tournament scheduled from February 9-15.

    Suwat
Liptapanlop, president of the Lawn Tennis Association of Thailand (LTAT), said
the country’s reputation was badly affected by the anti-government protests.

    “I
hope sports in general and tennis in particular can help restore the country’s
reputation,” he said.

    Tickets are
from 200 to 1,000 baht. For more information, contact Pentangle Promotions at
02-382-3491-3 or visit http://www.pentanglepromotions.com

 

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