STANFORD, CA (www.BankOfTheWestClassic.com) – The player field at this year’s Bank of the West Classic now has former top-10 players Jelena Jankovic and Nadia Petrova entered into the premier WTA event.
Former world No.1 Jankovic will be making her second appearance at the Bank of the West Classic where she looks to build on her impressive 12 career WTA singles titles.
In addition, 29 -year-old, Nadia Petrova will also join the player field at this year’s Bank of the West Classic.
The addition of Jankovic and Petrova adds to the Bank of the West Classic’s field, which will include 13-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams and 2009 Bank of the West Classic Champion Marion Bartoli.
Current world No. 5, Williams will return to the Bay Area to defend her 2011 Bank of the West Classic title.
Bartoli will also return to this year’s tournament for the fifth consecutive year as she looks to avenge her 2011 finals loss to Williams.
Guests at this year’s tournament will also have the excit...