(Lisbon, May 22 2003) While the hubbub surrounding Annika Sorenstam’s attendance on the PGA Tour this week continues, normal service resumes without the world number one on the Ladies European Tour this week as Germany’s Lis Esterl leads a strong field heading into this week’s €165,000 Lancia Ladies Open of Portugal, which starts on Thursday at Aroeira GC on the Costa de Caparica near Lisbon.