Updated at 13:48,15-08-2017

Victoria Azaranka to play at Stanford tournament

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Its prize fund makes $ 710 K.

This tournament will become the first stage of preparation to the US Open - the final tournament in the Grand Slam series - for Azaranka, who is now ranked 10th in the world.

The Stanford tournament will last since June 28 till August 3, several world rating leaders have an intention to take part in it, says BELTA. Among them there are world #1 Serena Williams, double Wimbledon winner Czech Petra Kvitova, Poland's Agniezska Radwanska and other tennis stars.

This is the fourth Stanford tournament for Victoria. She won it in 2010, having defeated Russia's Maria Sharapova in the final.