The organizers of the tournament series Premier 5 under the name Western & Southern Open has published the list of players who received wild card.
All invitations went to five players, four of them won a Grand Slam tournament. This is Kim Clijsters, Naomi Osaka and Venus Williams and Sloane Stephens. Fifth went to 18-year-old American Katie McNally.
Recall that in this year’s competition was moved from Cincinnati to new York, the tournament will take place from 20 to 28 August. The Ukraine will present Diane Yastremsky.
Previously from participation refused the first racket of the world Ashleigh Barty.