15 Nov 2008

World number 11 heading to Auckland

6:55 am on 15 November 2008

The world number eleven women's tennis player, Russian Nadia Petrova, will play in January's ASB Classic in Auckland.

She is set to become the second seed for the tournament which will also boast world number four Elena Dementieva and number 12 Caroline Wozniacki.

Petrova made the semifinals in Auckland in 2006.