NEW YORK, NY, USA - Svetlana Kuznetsova is the third player to qualify for the singles event at the season-ending Sony Ericsson Championships, set to take place in Madrid's Recinto Ferial Casa De Campo, November 6-11, 2007.
By reaching the semifinals of the US Open, Kuznetsova has moved up to No.3 on the Race to the Sony Ericsson Championships Singles Standings with 2996 points, just behind Justine Henin and Jelena Jankovic, who qualified four weeks ago.
For Kuznetsova, currently ranked No.4 and projected to rise to a new career-high ranking of No.2 after the US Open on September 10, this marks the third time in her career she has qualified for the prestigious year-ending event, also doing so in 2004 and last year.
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