| By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Johanna Konta, currently ranked No. 14 in the world and a three-time Grand Slam semifinalist, will be one of the top players competing in the NYJTL Bronx Open later this month.
Photo Credit: Brian Coleman

 

Professional women’s tennis arrives in the Bronx this month as the NYJTL Bronx Open makes its debut at The Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning, and will run from Friday, August 16 through Saturday, August 24.

The player field for the main draw is out, and some of the top players from the WTA will compete in the inaugural tournament, including young American Danielle Collins.

Below are the other players currently scheduled for the tournament:

Qiang Wang China
Johanna Konta Great Britain
Anett Kontaviet Estonia
Carla Suarez-Navarro Spain
Maria Sakkari Greece
Danielle Collins United States
Dayana Yastremska Ukraine
Aliaksandra Sasnovich Belarus
Katerina Siniakova Czech Republic
Yulia Putintseva Kazakhstan
Camila Giorgi Italy
Saisai Zheng China
Viktoria Kuzmova Slovakia
Ajla Tomljanovic Australia
Shuai Zhang China
Alize Cornet France
Mihaela Buzarnescu Romania
Barbora Strycova Czech Republic