Rus News Journal

In Moscow Russian Wimbledon

begins In spite of the fact that at the last minute from the Kremlin Cup has acted in film Serena Williams, the structure of female competitions impresses. Stronger on grid names in Moscow yet was not. Not casually Svetlana Kuznetsova named capital tournament by Wimbledon compressed to a format of one week. It is interesting that Light to number of first four sejannyh has not got, therefore the champion of US Open - 2004 will begin tournament with 1 - go a circle, the Leah where will play with the Chinese woman On. And here Elena Jankovich, Dinara Safina, Elena Dementyev and Ana Ivanovich as the main stars of tournament, will begin struggle with 2 - go a round.
the Female Kremlin Cup concerns to elite 1 - j categories, and man`s it is considered middle tier tournament. From here the difference in prize-winning - the winner of the Kremlin Cup will receive 171 thousand dollars, and the winner - $196 900. Thus lost in the first circle of man`s competitions will earn $9750, and at women the rate for fiasco on start more low - $8790. Such here financial whims.
we Will remind that triumphers of the Kremlin Cup - 2007 - ours Nikolay Davydenko and Elena Dementyev.
Nikolay DAVYDENKO (1 - j crops number) - Floran Serra (France)
Igors ANDREYS (2) - Lu of Yens - Sun (Taiwan)
Michael SOUTHERN (3) - Taimuraz GABASHVILI
Dmitry tursunov (5) - Igor KUNITSYN
Marat SAFIN (7) - the winner of qualifying tournament
Belief DUSHEVINA - Nicole Vajdishova (Czechia)
Ekaterina MAKAROVA - Elena VESNINA
Anna CHAKVETADZE (8) - Carolina Voznjatski (Denmark).