Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Top Lady Tennis Players Bali Bound
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Top Lady Tennis Players Bali Bound

Wismilak International Tournament September 6-14, 2003.


Bali News:
Click Image to Enlarge

(8/18/2003)

The 10th Annual Wismilak International will be held in Bali September 6-14 pitting some of the world's top women tennis stars in competition for a generous prize purse.

Among the top female tennis talent expected to participate are 8th-ranked Chanda Rubin, 14th-ranked Conchita Martinez, 17th-ranked Elena Dementieva, 42nd-ranked Ashley Harkleroad, 47th-ranked Emilie Loit, 48th-ranked Yoon Jeong Cho, 29th-ranked Cara Black, 50th-ranked Dinara Safina and 75th-ranked Mary Pierce. Also slated to appear is Indonesia's home-town favorite, Angelique Widjaja, currently ranked 76th in the Women's Tennis Association(WTA).

According to Kevin Livesey, the Director of the Wismilak International WTA Tour 2003, most of the world-ranked players originating from the USA, Europe, South Africa and Asia will depart directly from New York City for Bali after competing in the U.S. Open being held there from August 25 – September 7. The next stop on the tour after Bali will be Shanghai, China for the Polo Shanghai Open, scheduled for September 15-21, 2003.

Fierce Competition Expected

Tennis observers are predicting a fierce match up of talent between Chanda Rubin (USA), Conchita Martinez (Spain) and Elena Dementieva (Russia) – each currently playing at the top of their game and seeking use their Bali appearance to climb the rankings on the international tour.

Bali is Back

Ronald Walla, spokesman for PT Gelora Djaya the main sponsor of Wismilak International 2003 said he hoped the tournament would help repopularize Bali via the spectacle of top quality international tennis competition. "Looking at the acceptance list, we can see that the outside world is prepared to visit Bali again ... we must use this momentum to restore Bali's image in the tourism sector following the tragedy of last year, SARS and the effects of the Gulf war," he said.

Tournament Venue

Bali's 5-star Grand Hyatt is the tournament venue with the matches being played on the hotel's premises.

Tournament packages for those wishing to watch the matches are available via the tournament's website.



© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Monthly Bale Banjar Culture Club at the Ayodya Bali Resort
Ayodya Bali Resort Launches Monthly Program of Free Lectures on Balinese Life, History and Culture
(10/22/2017)
Off and Racing and Ready to Rock
Melbourne Cup Day at Finns Recreational Club on Tuesday, November 7, 2017
(10/22/2017)
Tango in Paradise
Gala Cultural Show & Milonga Dinner at Padma Hotel and Resort, Saturday, December 2, 2017
(10/22/2017)
Bali Ring of Fire Volcano Tour
Join a Full-Day Safe, Memorable and Educational Bali Volcano Tour with Bali Discovery Tours
(10/22/2017)
A Monumental Undertaking
Taller that New York’s Statue of Liberty, GWK Monument in South Bali to be Completed by October 2018
(10/22/2017)
Bali’s Airport Awarded as 3rd Best in the World
Airport Council International Names Ngurah Rai Airport in Bali as the 3rd Best Globally Among Airports Serving 15-25 million Passengers Annually
(10/22/2017)
Volcanoes as a Gift from the Almighty
Experts Say Possible Eruption of Mount Agung will Give Birth to a Viable Industry Lasting for the Next 219 Years
(10/22/2017)
Linger a While in Bali
Bali Governor Invites Conferences Delegates to Linger Longer and Enjoy a Holiday in Bali
(10/22/2017)
Cells for a Cell of Computer Hackers
Men Who Hacked Police Websites in Bali Facing 18-months in Prison
(10/22/2017)
Bali: Beats of Paradise
East Java Filmmaker Visits World Bank and IMF in Washington D.C. to Invite the World’s Financial Executives to Bali in 2018
(10/22/2017)
Prisoners of Human Compassion
Bali Prisoners Visit Evacuees from Mount Agung Volcano to Share Handicraft Skills
(10/22/2017)
Formalizing Indonesia’s Online Taxi Hailing System
Government Announces Plan to Regulate Online Taxi Hailing System Effective November 1, 2017
(10/22/2017)
All [News]!