The Hobart International has awarded wildcards to two rising Australians ahead of the tournament's opening day on Saturday.
Australia's fourth and seventh-ranked women's players - world no. 111 Astra Sharma and world no. 132 Lizette Carbrera - have been added to a field which already features Australia's third-ranked player, former Grand Slam champion Sam Stosur.
The field also includes Spain's former world no.1 Garbine Muguruza, France's former world no. 4 Caroline Garcia and ex-Hobart winners Elise Mertens and Alize Cornet.
Tournament director Darren Sturgess said he was thrilled to hand Sharma her Hobart main draw debut and welcome Cabrera for a third time.
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"We're delighted to announce Astra and Lizette as main draw wildcards this year and to welcome them back to Hobart," Sturgess said.
"Astra has gone from strength to strength since playing in our qualifying draw in 2018, and Lizette's first main draw win was here in Hobart in 2017.
"I'm sure tennis fans will enjoy watching these two rising stars here in January as they look to take their impressive form into 2020."
Sharma broke into the top 100 for the first time in 2019 and made the Australian Open mixed doubles final alongside fellow Australian John-Patrick Smith.
Cabrera achieved her career-high singles ranking of 127 in November.
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