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