Panova/ Poutchek set up doubles finals with Dulgheru / Rybarikova at Tashkent Open.

25 September 2010

Tashkent , September 24: Alexandra Panova of Russia and Belarusian Tatiana Poutchek will clash with Romanian Alexandra Dulgheru and Slovakian Magdalena Rybarikova in the Doubles finals of the Tashkent Open tomorrow.

In the semifinals played today the Dulgheru / Rybarikova pair upset top seeds Jill Craybus of USA and Romanian Monica Niculescu 4-6,7-6(8-6),10-6 in a keenly contested semifinal.

While Panova and Poutchek upset the fourth seeded pair of Russian Maria Kondratieva and Frenchwoman Sophie Lefevre 6-3,3-6,10-3 to enter the finals.

Both teams will play for the top prize of $11000 and 280 WTA points.

Following are the results Doubles, Semifinals

Alexandra Panova (Rus)/ Tatiana Poutchek (Blr) bt 4-Maria Kondratieva (Rus)/ Sophie Lefevre (Fra) 6-3,3-6,10-3

Alexandra Dulgheru (Rou)/ Magdalena Rybarikova (Svk) bt Jill Craybus (USA)/ Monica Niculescu (Rou) 4-6,7-6(8-6),10-6