Found June 06, 2012 on Tennis Panorama :
World No. 8 Marion Bartoli, World No. 10 Angelique Kerber, World No. 13 Sabine Lisicki, World No. 16 Dominika Cibulkova and former World No. 1 Jelena Jankovic lead the player field for the Mercury Insurance Open presented by Tri-City Medical Center, a Premier WTA tennis tournament which is also part of the summer’s Emirates Airline US Open Series to be held July 14 – 22, 2012 at La Costa Resort and Spa, it was announced today by Steve Simon, tournament director. “I’m extremely excited to play the Mercury Insurance Open again,” said Bartoli. “I’ve always loved Carlsbad and I want to see the new renovations at the resort. I heard it’s even more beautiful. The fans are always great there and I look forward to another exciting tournament this year.” Bartoli will be joined by one of the hottest players in the WTA, Angelique Kerber, who was ranked just inside the top 70 at this time last year, but a surprise run to the 2011 US Open semifinals, two titles in 2012 and a quarterfinal appear...

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