Werner upsets fourth seed Kondratieva to enter final round qualifying at Tashkent Open 2010

19 September 2010

Tashkent , September 19 : Nadeja Guskova of Russia continued her splendid run accounting for country mate Maria Kondratieva 6-4, 6-1 while German player Scarlett Werner upset fourth seeded Lyudmyla Kichenok of Ukraine 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 to enter the final round qualifying of the Tashkent Open 2010 a Sony Ericsson Tour event.

At the second round qualifying matches played today at the Olympic Tennis Centre second seeded Yuliana Fedak of Ukraine fended off a late second set challenge from Russian Aminat Kushkhova prevailing 6-3,7-6(4) to make it to the final round.

Eighth seeded Belarusian Tatiana Poutchek, Sixth seeded Kseina Palkina of Kyrgyzstan, Third seeded Greek Erini Georgatou, seventh seeded Elena Kulikova of Russia and fifth seeded Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan scored one sided wins to make it to the final round of the qualifying. Four players will make it to the main draw which begins tomorrow.

Results (Singles Qualifying) Round-2:

Nadeja Guskova (Rus) bt WC-Maria Kondratieva (Rus) 6-4, 6-1;
8-Tatiana Poutchek (Blr) bt Anastasiya Prenko (Tkm) 6-2, 6-2;
2-Yuliana Fedak (Ukr) bt Aminat Kushkhova (Rus) 6-3,7-6(4);
6-Kseina Palkina (Kgz) bt Nadiya Kichenok ((Ukr) 1-0 Rtd.;
3-Erini Georgatou (Gre) bt WC-Lola Azimova (Uzb) 6-0, 6-1;
7-Elena Kulikova (Rus) b Eugeniya Pashkova (Rus) 4-6, 6-1, 6-3;
Scarlett Werner (Ger) b 4-Lyudmyla Kichenok (Ukr) 6-3, 5-7, 6-3;
5-Zarina Diyas (Kaz) b Elena Zenko (Uzb) 6-1, 6-0