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Aegon Classic tournament: Who's playing?

Last year's final was held up by rain Photo: Joe Giddens/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The Aegon Classic tennis tournament gets underway today, as some of the world's best female tennis players prepare for Wimbledon.

Here is a list of the big names competing for the 2014 title:

Jelena Jankovic Credit: Daniel Maurer/DPA/Press Association Images

Jelena Jankovic

  • Born: Serbia
  • Age: 29
  • World Ranking: 7
  • Turned pro: 2000
  • WTA singles titles: 13
  • Prize money: $16,038,243
Ana Ivanovic at the French Open Credit: Daniel Maurer/DPA/Press Association Images

Ana Ivanovic

  • Born: Serbia
  • Age: 26
  • World Ranking: 12
  • Turned pro: 2003
  • WTA singles titles: 13
  • Prize money: $11,589,645
Sloane Stephens in action at the French Open Credit: Szwarc Henri/ABACA/Press Association Images

Sloane Stephens

  • Born: USA
  • Age: 21
  • World Ranking: 19
  • WTA singles titles: 0
  • Prize money: $2,521,237
Eugenie Bouchard at Roland Garros Credit: Dubreuil Corinne/ABACA/Press Association Images

Eugenie Bouchard

  • Born: Canada
  • Age: 20
  • World Ranking: 16
  • WTA singles titles: 1
  • Prize money: $1,192,801
Sam Stosur playing at Eastbourne last year Credit: EMPICS Sport/EMPICS Sport

Samantha Stosur

  • Born: Australia
  • Age: 30
  • World Ranking: 18
  • Turned pro: 1999
  • WTA singles titles: 5
  • Prize money: $13,372,427

Three British players have also been given wildcard entry into the event. Heather Watson, Johanna Konta and Naomi Broady join the line up.