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Sofia: Breaking Down The Groups

The elite eight of the Garanti Koza WTA Tournament Of Champions has been split into two round robin groups. Read up on those groups and relive their title-winning moments of 2013 right here!

Published October 28, 2013 12:03

Sofia: Breaking Down The Groups
Garanti Koza WTA Tournament Of Champions

SOFIA, Bulgaria - The elite eight of the Garanti Koza WTA Tournament Of Champions was split into two round robin groups on Monday - have a look at the breakdown of the two groups, including head-to-heads and how they've done at the tournament before, and what tournaments they won this year...

Also, click on the tournament cities to go back and read about those title-winning moments!

GROUP SERDIKA
(1) Simona Halep (ROU #14)
(3)
Maria Kirilenko (RUS #18)
(6)
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS #26)
(7)
Alizé Cornet (FRA #27)

HALEP
Tournament Record: 0-0 (debut)
H2H vs Group: 4-1 (1-0 vs Kirilenko, 3-0 vs Pavlyuchenkova, 0-1 vs Cornet)
WTA Titles This Year (5):
Nürnberg, 's-Hertogenbosch, Budapest, New Haven, Moscow

KIRILENKO
Tournament Record: 1-1
H2H vs Group: 1-6 (0-1 vs Halep, 1-2 vs Pavlyuchenkova, 0-3 vs Cornet)
WTA Titles This Year (1):
Pattaya City

PAVLYUCHENKOVA
Tournament Record: 0-1
H2H vs Group: 5-4 (0-3 vs Halep, 2-1 vs Kirilenko, 3-0 vs Cornet)
WTA Titles This Year (2):
Monterrey, Oeiras

CORNET
Tournament Record: 0-0 (debut)
H2H vs Group: 4-3 (1-0 vs Halep, 3-0 vs Kirilenko, 0-3 vs Pavlyuchenkova)
WTA Titles This Year (1):
Strasbourg

GROUP SREDETS
(2/WC) Ana Ivanovic (SRB #16)
(4)
Samantha Stosur (AUS #19)
(5)
Elena Vesnina (RUS #25)
(8/WC)
Tsvetana Pironkova (BUL #119)

IVANOVIC
Tournament Record: 6-0 (2010 & 2011 champion)
H2H vs Group: 6-6 (2-4 vs Stosur, 2-1 vs Vesnina, 2-1 vs Pironkova)
No WTA Titles This Year (best result: one F at Linz)

STOSUR
Tournament Record: 1-1
H2H vs Group: 7-4 (4-2 vs Ivanovic, 1-2 vs Vesnina, 2-0 vs Pironkova)
WTA Titles This Year (2):
Carlsbad, Osaka

VESNINA
Tournament Record: 0-0
H2H vs Group: 3-3 (1-2 vs Ivanovic, 2-1 vs Stosur, 0-0 vs Pironkova)
WTA Titles This Year (2):
Hobart, Eastbourne

PIRONKOVA
Tournament Record: 1-3
H2H vs Group: 1-4 (1-2 vs Ivanovic, 0-2 vs Stosur, 0-0 vs Vesnina)
No WTA Titles This Year (best results: two QFs at Hobart & 's-Hertogenbosch)

The group names are two central districts of Sofia, and also names given to the city in ancient times.

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