Serena Williams, Halep, Muguruza, Sharapova, and Radwanska commit to play the Rogers Cup presented by National Bank
Montreal, November 24, 2015 – Tennis fans will be happy to learn that the Top 5 WTA players have chosen to play the Rogers Cup presented by National Bank in 2016. The tournament will be held from July 22-31, 2016 at STADE IGA.
Serena Williams, Simona Halep, Garbine Muguruza, Maria Sharapova, and Agnieszka Radwanska have all confirmed their participation. In 2014, Williams played the Rogers Cup in Montreal for the first time in 14 years. The World no. 1 advanced to the semifinals before falling to her sister Venus in their 25th career meeting. After missing the 2014 event, Halep was a finalist on Canadian soil last year in Toronto where she finished runner up to Belinda Bencic. WTA rising star Muguruza will be looking improve on her best Rogers Cup result to date, a second round showing in Montreal two years ago. For her part, Sharapova will be chasing her first Rogers Cup title in this, her seventh tournament appearance. Lastly, Radwanska is the defending Montreal women’s champion after lifting the trophy in 2014.
“We are thrilled by this news which further confirms the strong reputation of the Rogers Cup,” said tournament director Eugène Lapierre. “The players love the city and its fans. For our part, we are working extra hard to make sure that the players enjoy their time in Montreal and we are happy to see that our efforts are getting results.”
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