The WTA "Baku Cup-2014" international tournament today has kicked off in Baku.
32 highly ranked tennis players will compete in the main court.
This year the prize fund of the "Baku Cup" tournament to be held under the leadership of WTA Tour (Women`s Tennis Association), will be $250 thousand.
During the course of the "Baku Cup" tournament, held annually since 2011, numerous tennis stars such as Vera Zvonareva, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Aravan Rezai, Boyana Yovanovski and Elina Svitolina, have visited Azerbaijan.
Azerbaijan will be represented by young tennis player Nazrin Jafarova, who also participated in "Baku Cup-2013" and Zuleykha Safarova, for whom this tour will be the first.
The games will be held in 4 tennis hard courts within the Baku Tennis Academy (BTA). The final will take place on the 27th of July in the Central Court, which seats 3000 spectators.