Big names vie for Wuhan Open qual­i­fi­ca­tion

Changjiang Weekly - - TOP NEWS - By Jessie Fan

This month's Wuhan Open is set to fea­ture one of the strong­est qual­i­fy­ing draws as a host of big names com­pete to join the world's Top 20 play­ers in the main draw.

For­mer U.S. Open cham­pion Sa­man­tha Sto­sur, Rio 2016 Olympic gold medal­list Mon­ica Puig, for­mer Wim­ble­don run­ner-up and for­mer World No.2 Ag­nieszka Rad­wan­ska, for­mer world No.8 Eka­te­rina Makarova and for­mer world No.9 An­drea Petkovic have all en­tered the 32-player qual­i­fy­ing draw.

Qual­i­fy­ing will be­gin on Septem­ber 21 and take place over two rounds with just eight play­ers ad­vanc­ing to the 64-player tour­na­ment.

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