Serena Williams, Iga Swiatek headline Cincinnati entry list

"World No.1 Iga Swiatek and Serena Williams headline the star-studded field at the Western & Southern Open."

"The WTA 1000 tournament will take place from Aug. 13-21 at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio."

"A champion in 2014 and 2015, Williams entered the tournament using her protected ranking."

"She is also scheduled to play the National Bank Open in Toronto, Canada, the previous week."

"This year's entry list features five former champions."

"Along with Williams, two-time champion Victoria Azarenka (2020, 2013), Madison Keys (2019),"

"Garbiñe Muguruza (2017) and Karolina Pliskova (2016) are set to return."

"Thirteen major champions are also on the list. Alongside Swiatek, Williams, Azarenka, and Muguruza,"

"Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina, four-time major champion Naomi Osaka, reigning US Open champion Emma Raducanu, Simona Halep,"

"Bianca Andreescu, Jelena Ostapenko, Barbora Krejcikova, Angelique Kerber and Petra Kvitova are all headed to the Queen City."

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