Pattaya Daily News

05 February 2007 :: 17:02:54 pm 7345

Dusit Resort, North Pattaya, Hosts The 2007 Pattaya Women’s Open Tournament

The 16th Pattaya Women’s Open, 2007, part of the Sony Ericsson World Tennis Association Tour, began on February 3rd at the Dusit Resort tennis court in North Pattaya.
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            The event is being organized by the Tourism Authority of Thailand, Pattaya City Hall and the Chonburi Provincial Administration. The following notables were in attendance at the opening: Mr Raywat Phollookin, the Assistant Executive of Chonburi Province, Mr Chachuwan the General Manager of the Dusit Resort and Mr Jakarin Pootphong, Director of Activity Promotion of the Tourist Authority of Thailand and the media. 

            This 170,000 $US (approximately 6 million Baht) event began with qualifying rounds. It is an eight day event with the finals being held on February 11th. French star, Marion Bartoli, is the number one seed at the event. Miss Bartoli finished as runner-up in last year’s Japanese Open and previously won the Doubles Title in 2005. Other international contenders include Iko Nagamura, Alicia Molik, Yelena Costanik, and Sania Miaza. Thailand’s hopes lie on Tamarine Tanasugarn, who is currently ranked number 1 in Thailand.
Information: 02-389 2349/1-3.

Reporter : PDN staff   Photo : PDN staff   Category : Sports News

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