No qualifying session for Carina Witthöft (WTA 85) is necessary at NÜRNBERGER Versicherungscup, taking place from 14. to 21. May. The 21-year-old citizen of Hamburg gets from tournament directrice Sandra Reichel a Wild Card. So that minimum eight German players start now at the WTA tournament in Nuremberg (dotation: USD 250,000). Besides Witthöft also the two Stuttgart final ladies Angelique Kerber (WTA 1) and Laura Siegemund (WTA 42) are competing against each other to get the titel together with Annika Beck (WTA 41), Sabine Lisicki (WTA 52), Anna-Lena Friedsam (WTA 53), Julia Görges (WTA 57) and Mona Barthel (WTA 68).
Grand-Slam-Winner Angelique Kerber (WTA 2) und last year final lady Roberta Vinci (WTA 8) are on top of the announced list of the NÜRNBERGER Versicherungscups 2016. The tennis tournament in Nuremberg takes place for the 04th time and counts to the circle of favorits besides the two Top-10 players also Madison Keys (WTA 22), Annika Beck (WTA 40) and Sabine Lisicki (WTA 51) . This German field is completed by Anna-Lena Friedsam (WTA 52), Julia Görges (WTA 58), Mona Barthel (WTA 65) and Laura Siegemund (WTA 75). The NÜRNBERGER Versicherungscup takes place from 14th to 21st May at the tennis club of 1. FC Nürnberg.