Eleven Grand Slam winners to compete in 2019 China Open

Eleven Grand Slam winners to compete in 2019 China Open

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Beijing, Aug 26 : Eleven Grand Slam winners are set to compete in this year's China Open tennis tournament, including world No 1 Naomi Osaka and multiple title winner Serena Williams.

This year's entry list also features French Open winner Ashleigh Barty and Wimbledon champion Simona Halep.

Other past Grand Slam singles winners coming to Beijing include defending China Open champion Caroline Wozniacki, Serena Williams, Petra Kvitova, Sloane Stephens, Angelique Kerber, Garbine Muguruza and Victoria Azarenka.

Meanwhile, the men's tournament witnesses the return of three-time Grand Slam singles champion and 2016 China Open champion Andy Murray, as the Briton continues his comeback from hip surgery.

Other notable names to feature include Dominic Thiem, Alexander Zverev, Daniil Medvedev, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Karen Khachanov and Roberto Bautista Agut.
The 2019 China Open will take place from September 22 to October 6 in Beijing.(XINHUA)