PRTS No.1 Karolina Pliskova is the No.2 seed at this week's Internazionali BNL d'Italia - read on for the other seven seeds' best results.
WTA Staff

ROME, Italy - The Internazionali BNL d'Italia draw features four former champions, all of whom are unseeded and looming ahead of this year's championships.

Top seed and soon-to-be World No.1. Angelique Kerber reached the semifinals in Rome back in 2012 while No.2 seed Karolina Pliskova will be looking to win her first match in the Italian capital as the WTA continues on the road to the French Open.

Check out the main draw résumés of the top eight contenders and other dark horses below.

1. Angelique Kerber (GER) 
6th appearance (5-5) 
Best result: SF (2013)

2. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 
3rd appearance (0-2) 
Best result: R64 (2015, 2016)

3. Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) 
4th appearance (5-3)
Best result: SF (2016)

4. Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) 
6th appearance (7-5) 
Best result: QF (2012)

5. Johanna Konta (GBR)
2nd appearance (2-1) 
Best result: R16 (2016)

6. Simona Halep (ROU)
6th appearance (8-4)
Best result: SF (2013, 2015)

7. Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 
14th appearance (21-13) 
Best result: F (2007, 2009)

8. Elina Svitolina (UKR)
4th appearance (1-3) 
Best result: R32 (2015)

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Maria Sharapova (RUS) 
9th appearance (26-3)
Best result: Champion (2011, 2012, 2015)

Jelena Jankovic (SRB)
14th appearance (29-11)
Best result: Champion (2007, 2008)

Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP)
6th appearance (13-5)
Best result: F (2015)

Venus Williams (USA)
13th appearance (29-11)
Best result: Champion (1999)

Madison Keys (USA)
4th appearance (7-3)
Best result: Finalist (2016)