ASTANA – Astana will host the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Women’s World Tennis Tour from Feb. 27 to March 12, the Kazakhstan Tennis Federation’s press service reported.
The series of tournaments, BeeTV 40 Women’s and BeeTV 60 Women’s, will take place at the Beeline Arena National Tennis Center. The total prize fund will be US$100,000.
Anna Danilina, Zhibek Kulambayeva, Gozal Aynitdinova, Aruzhan Sagandykova, Dana Baidaulet, and Zhanel Rustemova will be among those representing Kazakhstan in the tournament. They will compete with female tennis players ranked among the world’s top 300 players.
The ITF Women’s World Tennis Tour includes six categories with funds of $15,000, $25,000, $40,000, $60,000, $80,000, and $100,000. The tournament in Astana will be in the third and fourth categories.