the Open BLS de Limoges reveals the headliners of the competition

Big names in women’s tennis (French and international) are expected in December in Limousin. On November 22, 2022, the Limoges BLS Open revealed the players who will take up the challenge of this eighth edition.

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The eighth edition of the Limoges BLS Open will be held from December 10 to 17, 2022 at the Palais des Sports de Beaublanc. Of the 32 known main draw players, 24 are now. Four places will be allocated during the qualifications which will take place on Saturday, December 10, 2022. Four other Wild-Cards places will be allocated.

On the French side, the tournament will be led by emblematic figures of French women’s tennis.

We will have very good French players, the Fed Cup team will be complete“, explains the director of the tournament, Pascal Biojout. Of the 24 sportswomen unveiled on November 22, 2022, four are French. Alize Cornetbest Frenchwoman of the tournament and 36th on the world podium then Kristina Mladenovic, renowned for the power of its service, will be present in Limoges.

Diane Parrymember of the Top 100 and of the French team at the age of 20 (this will be the first participation in Limoges) and Leolia Jeanjean, the revelation of Roland Garros 2022 will also be present. “A very beautiful French representation“, says the director.

This international table is, without doubt, one of the highest in the history of this competition.“, explains Pascal Biojout. The Belgian Alison Van Uytvanckdefending champion, as well as the Romanian finalist Ana Bogdan Will be present.

German Tajana Mariafinalist of the last Wimbledon or the Czech Marketa Vondrousovaex world number fourteen, finalist of Roland Garros 2019 and silver medalist at the Tokyo Olympics answer the call.

Finally, one of the expected headliners of this eighth edition is Sophie Kenin. Former world number four, she won the Australian Open in 2020 and was a finalist at Roland-Garros.

In total, at least 14 players from the top 100 will compete for the title at the Palais des Sports de Beaublanc, in Limoges. The final of this five-star tournament will be held on Saturday, December 17, 2022 at 7 p.m.

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