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2010-07-26 17:31:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Melanie Oudin, America's tennis sweetheart, will play in the 2010 Mercury Insurance Open Presented by Tri-City Medical Center, tournament officials announced today. The Sony Ericsson WTA Tour event is scheduled for July 31 - Aug. 8 at the La Costa Resort and Spa. The 18-year-old Oudin, who was born and raised in Marietta, Ga., burst upon the tennis scene last summer when she defeated 29th seeded Sybille Bammer of Austria, 6th seeded Jelena...

2010-07-22 15:58:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Tournament officials announced today that American Lindsay Davenport, a former No. 1 player in the world, has accepted a wild card to play in the doubles competition of the 2010 Mercury Insurance Open Presented by Tri-City Medical Center, scheduled for July 31 to Aug. 8 at the La Costa Resort and Spa. Davenport will play doubles with fellow American Liezel Huber at the Mercury Insurance Open Presented by Tri-City Medical Center, which will...

2010-07-21 21:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Tournament officials announced today that 2010 French Open singles finalist Samantha Stosur has entered the 2010 Mercury Insurance Open Presented by Tri-City Medical Center, scheduled for July 31 to Aug. 8 at the La Costa Resort and Spa. Stosur is coming off her first career Grand Slam singles final where she defeated Justine Henin in the fourth round, Serena Williams in the quarterfinals and Jelena Jankovic in the semifinals, before falling to...

2010-07-21 19:53:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Tournament officials announced today that the winners of the 2010 Mercury Insurance Open Opportunity Tournaments, Nazari Urbina of Tijuana, Mexico, Tori Kinard of Pasadena, Calif. and Stacey Tan of Lakewood, Calif., have been awarded wild cards into the qualifying draw of the Mercury Insurance Open Presented by Tri-City Medical Center which begins at 10 a.m. on July 31 at the La Costa Resort and Spa. Urbina captured the San Diego Opportunity...

2010-07-20 21:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Tournament officials announced today that Victoria Azarenka, (a-zuh-REN-Kuh) currently ranked No. 11 on the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour, has committed to play in the 2010 Mercury Insurance Open Presented by Tri-City Medical Center. The women's professional tennis event is scheduled for July 31-Aug. 8 at the La Costa Resort and Spa. Azarenka reached the singles quarterfinals of the Australian Open earlier this year. The native of Minsk, Belarus,...

2010-07-20 20:15:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Tournament officials announced that Jelena Jankovic, (YELL-e-nuh YAN-ko-vich) currently ranked number three on the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour, has officially entered the 2010 Mercury Insurance Open Presented by Tri-City Medical Center. The women's professional tennis event is scheduled for July 31-Aug. 8 at the La Costa Resort and Spa. A semifinalist at the 2010 French Open, Jankovic captured the number one singles ranking in the world in Aug. 2008,...

2010-07-19 19:30:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2010 Mercury Insurance Open, scheduled from July 31 to Aug. 8 at the La Costa Resort and Spa, has issued a call for tournament volunteers. The women's professional tennis tournament has returned to San Diego County after a two-year hiatus and volunteers are needed to help welcome back the best women tennis professionals in the world. A variety of volunteer positions are now available. Volunteers are needed to work in the following areas...

2010-07-19 19:11:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Tournament officials announced today that individual tickets for the 2010 Mercury Insurance Open Presented by Tri-City Medical Center, scheduled for July 31 to Aug. 8 at the La Costa Resort and Spa, are now on sale. Reserved Grandstand and Box Seat tickets, which range from $10-$125, are now available online at mercuryinsuranceopen.com or through Ticketmaster at ticketmaster.com. Tournament Ticket Packages are also on sale now and begin at $70....

2010-07-15 08:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercury Insurance Group, one of California's leading automobile insurance companies and title sponsor of The Mercury Insurance Open Presented by Tri-City Medical Center, is giving away a trip for two to the 2010 US Open in New York. The prize package includes roundtrip airfare from Los Angeles or San Diego for two, accommodations for three nights in New York City and VIP passes to the Open. Contestants can enter the sweepstakes online at...

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2009-10-04 13:52:14

Top seeds Dinara Safina of Russia and American Serena Williams posted straight-set victories Sunday in the first-round of the China Open in Beijing. Safina, the No. 1 seed, eliminated Roberta Vinci of Italy 6-4, 6-4 and Williams, seeded second, defeated Kaia Kanepi of Estonia 7-5, 6-4. Three seeded Russian players were among others who advanced. Fourth-seeded Elena Dementieva whipped Germany's Anna-Lena Groenefeld 6-4, 6-4, sixth-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova outlasted China's Jie Zheng 7-6...


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