Caroline Wozniacki at the MPS Group Draw Party Saturday night.The second MPS Group Championships begins in a few hours at the Sawgrass Racquet Club in Ponte Vedra Beach. Leading the way for the 32-draw women’s field is current World No. 2 and defending champion Caroline Wozniacki, who might be the highest ranked tennis pro – male or female – to ever play a tour match in the Jacksonville area.

American teen sensations Melanie Oudin and Sloane Stephens will also be competing alongside the likes of Alona Bondarenko, Vania King, Patty Schnyder (who plays Wozniacki in the first round), Dominika Cubilkova and Alexandre Wozniak.

In all, it’s a solid draw with a final ranking cut-off of 100 (Rosanna De Los Rios).

The top four seeds are 1) Wozniacki, 2) Bondarenko, 3) Cibulkova and 4) Vesnina.

The women’s qualifying wraps up early this afternoon followed by main draw play. Scheduled matches today include on Stadium starting around noon is Alla Kudryavtseva vs. Jill Craybas, Melinda Czink vs. Dominika Cubulkova and then Wozniacki will play doubles. Tonight at 7pm, last year’s finalist Wozniak plays Stephens.

Wozniacki and Oudin will likely play Tuesday. Both players have been hitting at the tournament site during the weekend.

STADIUM (10am)
Ferguson vs. Haynes (Qualifying)
Kudryavtseva vs. Craybas
Czink vs. Cibulkova
Wozniacki Doubles
Wozniak vs. Stephens (7pm)

Krajicek vs. Tatishvili (Qualifying)
Makarova vs. Pavlychenkova
Arvidsson vs. Gullikson

Court 2
Karatancheva vs. Manasieva (Qualifying)
Lepchenko vs. Mattek-Sands (Qualifying)