Between January 30th and February 5th, the new Open 6ème Sens – Métropole de Lyon event will take place in this French city. This tournament is part of the WTA series, with a category of 250, and is played on the hard indoor courts of the Palais des Sports in Gerland.
Lyon will host the WTA circuit tournament for the fourth consecutive season, starting the domestic tour after the Australian Open. In previous series, the champions were Sofia Kenin, Clara Tauson and China’s Qinwen Zheng, the current defending champion.
The top seed is French Caroline Garcia, arrived as the big favorite for the title after a very positive step in Melbourne. After pre-classification, they say introducing Chinese Shuai Zhang and also an experienced local Alize Cornet. Other heavy players appear in the seeding, such as the Croatian Petra Martic and Russian Anastasia Potapovawant to start the season with a good result.
Also important were the invited wildcard players, highlighting Spain’s Garbiñe Muguruza, who was trying to get her first win in a year that started out in trouble. Also, Nuria Parrizas and Colombian Camila OsorioThey are tournament participants.
WTA 250 Lyon frame
(1) Caroline Garcia (FRA) vs Tereza Martincova (CZE)
Alison Van Uytvanck (BEL) vs Tamara Korpatsch (GER)
Qualy vs Jasmine Paolini (ITA)
Qualy vs (8) Anna Blinkova (RUS)
(3) Alizé Cornet (FRA) vs. Camila Osorio (COL)
Qualy vs Jule Niemeier (GER)
Qualy vs (WC) Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP)
Qualy vs (6) Mayar Sherif (ONE)
(7) Danka Kovinic (MNE) vs Viktorija Golubic (SUI)
Nuria Parrizas (ESP) vs Anna Bondar (HUN)
Alycia Parks (USA) vs Julia Grabher (AUT)
(WC) Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) vs (4) Petra Martic (CRO)
(5) Anastasia Potapova (RUS) vs Qualy
Ana Bogdan (ROU) vs (WC) Clara Burel (FRA)
Dalma Galfi (HUN) vs Maryna Zanevska (BEL)
Madison Brengle (USA) vs (2) Shuai Zhang (CHN)