Potapova, Jorovic, Stollar , Radanovic qualify for Main Draw at Tashkent Open

23 September 2018

Tashkent,  September 23 :   Anastasia Potapova of Russia,  Fanny Stollar of Hungary, along with Ivana Jorovic  and Dejana Radanovic of Serbia,  qualified for the Main draw of the  20th  Tashkent Open WTA Championships    at the Olympic Tennis Complex here.


In the final round qualifiers former Wimbledon  junior champion  and top seeded   Anastasia Potapova of Russia managed to come back from the loss of the first set to get past fifth seeded  Misaki Doi  of Japan  6-7(5),6-3,6-2 .

Third seeded Hungarian Fanny Stollar  was made to work hard in the first set before she got past Russian  Varvara Flink    7-6(4),6-3 .  Serbian Dejana Radanovic  rallied past Russian   Alexandra Panova    7-5, 7-5 , while her compatriot  Ivana Jorovic  staved off a challenge from  Dutch player  Bibiane Schoofs  winning   7-6(1), 6-3.

The qualifiers  ensured themselves with 18  WTA points and a place in the main draw which will get underway tomorrow.

Following are the results ( Final Round qualifying)

S.1 Anastasia Potapova (RUS) bt  S.5 Misaki Doi (JPN) 6-7(5),6-3,6-2

Ivana Jorovic (SRB) bt  Bibiane Schoofs (NED)  7-6(1), 6-3

(S.3)Fanny Stollar (HUN)  bt Varvara Flink (RUS)  7-6(4),6-3

Dejana Radanovic (SRB)  bt  Alexandra Panova (RUS)  7-5, 7-5