The AEGON GB Pro-Series Barnstaple women’s tennis tournament has taken another leap forward with 13 top 100s players on the initial entry.

The list for the $75,000 tournament already includes players in the world rankings 51-121. this includes some Junior Grand Slam champions, Olympic silver medallist Laura Robson and defending champion Anne Keothavong - with still time for Heather Watson to get a possible wild card from the LTA?

The event at the Tarka Tennis Centre in Barnstaple from October 29-November 4 is the biggest indoor tennis event in the country.

Sunday 28th and Monday 29th are free entry, with tickets for sale at low prices, from £3.50, Tuesday to finals day on Sunday.

For tickets or any other information call 01271 377701 or go to www.tarkatenn is.net/barnstapleopen