Shapatava , Raina, Kalinina , Piter knock out seeds in Tashkent Open Qualifiers

24 September 2016

Sofia Shapatava of Georgia , Ankita  Raina of  India, Anhelina. Kalinina of Ukraine, Katarzyna  Piter of Poland ousted seeds to move into the final round qualifying at the 18th edition of Tashkent Open WTA Championships being played at the Olympic  tennis School in Tashkent.

In the first round Georgian  Sofia Shapatava upset  top seeded and 126th ranked Slovakian  Rebecca Sramkova   6-1 7-6(4) ,  Indian Ankita Raina ranked 293 accounted for second seeded and 143 ranked   Ekaterina Alexandrova  of Russia 1-6  ,6-0,  6-3 . Anhelina Kalinina  of Ukraine  ousted fifth seeded and 166 ranked Dalila, Jakupovic of Slovakia 6-0 7-5 , while Polish girl  Katarzyna  Piter dashed the hopes of local player and eighth seeded and 176th ranked Nigina, Abduraimova   6-4 , 2-6 , 6-3

Third seeded Hiroko Kuwata, fourth seeded Sabina Sharipova ,  sixth seeded Tereza, Martincova of Czech Republic , seventh seeded  Ipek, Soylu of Turkey were the other players to move into the final round qualifying

Following  are the results

 Sofia, Shapatava (GEO) bt [1] Rebecca, Sramkova (SVK) 6/1 7/6(4)

Ankita, Raina (IND)  bt  [2] Ekaterina, Alexandrova (RUS) 1/6 6/0 6/3

[3] Hiroko, Kuwata (JPN) bt  Lyudmyla, Kichenok (UKR) 6/4 6/0 6/4

[4] Sabina, Sharipova (UZB) bt Alexandra, Panova (RUS) 6/4 3/6 6/4

Anhelina Kalinina (UKR) bt  [5] Dalila, Jakupovic (SLO) 6/0 7/5

[6] Tereza, Martincova (CZE)  bt   [WC] Laylo, Bahodyrova (UZB)  6/0 6/1

[7] Ipek, Soylu (TUR) bt  [WC] Arina, Folts (UZB)  6/1 6/1

Katarzyna  Piter (POL) vs. [8] Nigina, Abduraimova (UZB) 6/4 2/6 6/3


Birth Place:Nikolaev, Ukraine
Plays:Right Handed (Double Handed Backhand)

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