Tashkent , September 22 : Ivana Jorovic , Dejana Radanovic of Serbia, Varvara Flink and Alexandra Panova of Russia caused upsets in the first round of the qualifying at the 20th Tashkent Open WTA Championships at the Olympic Tennis Complex here.
Serbian Ivana Jorovic upset second seeded Conny Perrin of Switzerland 1/6,7/6(4),6/4 , her country mate Dejana Radanovic upset fourth seeded Viktoriya Tomova of Bulgaria 6/2,6/4 . Tashkent regular and doubles specialist Alexandra Panova of Russia out rallied British player and sixth seeded Harriet Dart 4/6,6/1,6/1 , while Varvara Flink also of Russia put out seventh seeded Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan 6/4,3/6,6/3 to move into the final round of the qualifying
Dutch woman Bibiane Schoofs proved a little more wily for local star and wildcard Akgul Amanmuradova winning 7/5,6/3 , while top seeded Anastasia Potapova proved too strong for young Uzbek wildcard Yasmina Karimjanova winning 6/3,6/1
Following are the results ( Round 1 qualifying)
Anastasia Potapova (RUS) bt WC Yasmina Karimjanova (UZB) - 6/3,6/1
Misaki Doi (JPN) bt Amandie Hesse (FRA) - 6/3,6/2
Ivana Jorovic (SRB) - S.2 Conny Perrin (SUI) - 1/6,7/6(4),6/4
Bibiane Schoofs (NED) bt WC Akgul Amanmuradova (UZB) - 7/5,6/3
Fanny Stollar (HUN) - Barbora Stefkova (CZE) - 6/4,3/6,6/1
Varvara Flink (RUS) - S.7 Elena Rybakina (KAZ) - 6/4,3/6,6/3
Dejana Radanovic (SRB) - S.4 Viktoriya Tomova (BUL) - 6/2,6/4
Alexandra Panova (RUS) bt S6 Harriet Dart (GBR) - 4/6,6/1,6/1
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