ASB Classic draw sets up possible Williams vs Ivanovic final
Organisers of the ASB Classic are pleased to announce the tournament's Main Draw, starting on Monday 4 January.
The former champions and stars of this year's ASB Classic, Venus Williams (2015) and Ana Ivanovic (2014) are on track to meet in the tournament final should they make it that far.
Ana Ivanovic will likely clash Caroline Wozniacki in the semi-final.
Local star Marina Erakovic will compete against Yulia Petintseva in the first round.
View the draw at: http://www.wtatennis.com/SEWTATour-Archive/posting/2016/1049/MDS.pdf
Women's Singles First Round Matches:
 V. Williams (USA) vs. D. Kasatkina (RUS)
M. Duque-Mariño (COL) vs. N. Hibino (JPN)
L. Hradecka (CZE) vs. J. Goerges (GER)
Qualifier vs.  B. Strycova (CZE)
 S. Kuznetsova (RUS) vs. M. Barthel (GER)
[WC] F. Schiavone (ITA) vs. Qualifier
Qualifier vs. B. Mattek-Sands (USA)
I. Falconi (USA) vs.  C. Vandeweghe (USA)
 A. Van Uytvanck (BEL) vs. A. Dulgheru (ROU)
Y. Putintseva (KAZ) vs. [WC] M. Erakovic (NZL)
M. Doi (JPN) vs. C. Mchale (USA)
D. Kovinic (MNE) vs.  C. Wozniacki (DEN)
 S. Stephens (USA) vs. P. Hercog (SLO)
C. Witthoeft (GER) vs. T. Maria (GER)
J. Larsson (SWE) vs. [WC] J. Ostapenko (LAT)
Qualifier vs.  A. Ivanovic (SRB)
Order of Play to follow.