Ana Ivanovic will be playing the Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions in Bali after acepting a wild card into the tennis event. This tournament is a season-ending event of the Sony Ericsson WTA that will be played on November 4-7 for those players outside of the top eight who do not qualify for the Doha tournament.
“I’m very happy to be returning to Bali,” said Ana. “It’s hard to think of a more beautiful destination on the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour and this year’s field is looking really, really strong. I think this combination of a wonderful setting and top players will create a great event.”
The complete field for the event is not complete yet, but Maria Sharapova, Li Na and Aravane Rezai might play there as well. Daniela Hantuchova also received a wild card to play here. Although the line-up for the 8-woman knock-out event has not yet been determined, the likes of Maria Sharapova, Li Na and last year’s winner Aravane Rezai look likely participants. The six highest-ranked winners of International-level events this year, plus two wild card entrants, make up the eight player field. The format for 2010 has changed, from last year’s round-robin to a pure knock-out event, effectively beginning from the quarter-final stage.