Fourth Istanbul Cup

Founded by Garanti Koza with principal sponsors Vitra, SporToto and Turkish Airlines this year, the Istanbul Cup, which is being organized this year for the 4th time,represents Turkey as one of 50 tournaments in the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Championships, one of the world’s most prestigious sporting events.

Preliminary eliminations in the Istanbul Cup, a cooperation between the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Tennis Federation of Turkey, will be held on 17-18 May and the Grand Slam on 19-24 May, both at the Tekstilkent Tennis Arena. www.istanbulcup.com