Carlsbad, CA (June 13, 2013) – The Southern California Open, a stop on the Emirates Airline US Open Series calendar, has announced that Ana Ivanovic and Jelena Jankovic of Serbia, along with Italy’s Flavia Pennetta will be competing in this summer’s WTA Premier 700 tennis event. Currently in its 28th year, the Southern California Open will once again be hosted at the beautiful La Costa Resort and Spa on July 27-Aug. 4.
Ivanovic, Jankovic and Pennetta will be joining 2013 Australian Open Champion, Victoria Azarenka, and 2012 Wimbledon Finalist, Agnieszka Radwanska, who entered the Southern California Open last month, in what is expected to be a strong tournament field.
“We are delighted that these three WTA stars will be playing in the Southern California Open,” said Tournament Director Alastair Garland. “Our tennis fans will certainly be looking forward to seeing Ana, Jelena and Flavia in action during the tournament.”