Who: Thirty-two women tennis professionals, including five of the top 10-ranked players in the world: Martina Navratilova (WTA's No. 1), Andrea Jaeger (3), Hana Mandlikova (7), Barbara Potter (8), Bettina Bunge (9) and Sylvia Hanika (10).

Where: Monday-Jan. 8 (through semifinals), Smith Center, George Washington University.

Jan. 10, championship, Capital Centre

When: Monday--Five matches, 10 a.m.; four matches, 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday--Five matches, 10 a.m.; four matches, 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday--Four matches, 11 a.m.; four matches, 5:30 p.m.

Thursday--Four matches, 11 a.m.; four matches, including two quarterfinals, 5:30 p.m.

Friday--Three quarterfinal matches, noon; three quarterfinal matches, 7 p.m.

Saturday--Two semifinal matches, 1 a.m.; two semifinal matches, 7 p.m.

Jan. 10--Two final matches, 7:30 p.m., at Capital Centre.

Tickets: Price range is $4.50 to $12. Quarterfinal and semifinal matches require separate tickets.

Surface: "Sporteze" portable carpet made of a polypropylene fiber. Eight rolls, weighing 200 pounds each, will be transported from GW to Capital Centre. Purse: $150,000. Singles: Winner, $28,000. Runner-up, $14,000. Doubles: Winner, $11,000. Runner-up, $5,700.