Tashkent , September 28 : Unseeded pair of Tamara Zidansek and Olga Danilovic upset second seeds second seeds Nao Hibino of Japan and Oleksandra Kalashnikova of Georgia 4-6.7-6(9),10-4 to enter doubles final of the 20th edition of the Tashkent Open being played at the Olympic Tennis School complex here.
The unheralded pair took 1 hour 43 minutes to upset the second seeds Hibino and Kalashnikova who finished Runners-up to Timea Babos and Andrea Hlavackova of Czech Republic last year.
In the finals Zidansek / Danilovic will take on top seeds Irina Camelia Begu and Raluca Olaru of Romania who pulled out all their experience to stop Russian pair of Margarita Gasparayan and Anastasia Potapova 4-6,6-2,10-6
The winners will receive $12300 and 280 WTA points , while the Runners-up will receive $6400 and 180 WTA points
Following are the results for singles: Semifinals
[Q] Anastasia Potapova (RUS) bt Kateryna Kozlova (UKR) - 6/2 6/3
Marfarita gasparyan (RUS) bt Mona Barthel (GER) - 4/6 6/1 7/5
Following are the results for Doubles: Semifinals
S1.Irina-Cameli Begu (ROU)/Raluca olaru (ROU) bt Margarita Gasparyan (RUS)/Anastasia Potapova (RUS) - 4/6 6/2 10/6Olga Danilovic (SRB)/Tamara Zidansek (SLO) bt S2.Nao Hibinho (JPN)/Oksana Kalshnikova (GEO) - 4/6 7/6(9) 10/4
Birth Place:Nikolaev, Ukraine
Plays:Right Handed (Double Handed Backhand)
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