2 Jan 2012

ASB Classic scheduled to start in Auckland today

6:51 am on 2 January 2012

Qualifying for the ASB classic women's tennis tournament is scheduled to be completed this morning in Auckland.

Rain left two of yesterday's eight, second round matches unfinished.

In one, 2008 runner up Aravane Rezai of France, was up against her compatriot Pauline Parmentier, winning the first set.

Later today, on centre court ,New Zealand's wild card entry, Sacha Jones will take on Britain's Elena Baltacha

Also scheduled on centre court is top seed, German Sabine Lisicki , who will face wild card Virginie Razzano of France.

Razzano was a world top 20 player in 2009.