Chakvetadze , Bychkova , Dolonc, Vekic in Main Draw at Tashkent Open 2012
10 September 2012
Issued by the Tashkent Open Media Team
Tashkent, September 10 : Anna Chakvetadze of Russia, Ekaterina Bychkova of Russia, Vesna Dolonc of Serbia and Donna Vekic of Croatia made it to the main draw at the 14 th edition of Tashkent Open WTA Tennis Championships being played at the Olympic Tennis School here.
In the final rounds of the qualifying former world No 5 and currently ranked 261 Anna Chakvetadze of Russia showed her class and experience to outplay young Turk and seventh seeded Cagla Buyukakcay (Tur) 6-1,6-7(2),6-1 in 1hour and 52 minutes.
Eighth seeded Ekaterina Bychkova of Russia was the lone seed to qualify accounting for Belarusian Polina Pekhova (Blr) 6-4,3-6,6-3 in 1 hour and 42 minutes.
Serbian Vesna Dolonc upset fifth seeded Marta Sirotkina Russia 6-2,6-2 to make it to the main draw , while Croatian Donna Vekic upset fourth seeded Monica Puig of Puerto-Riko 6-2,6-3 were the other two players to make it to the main draw.
Following are the results Qualifying Round 3 : S.8 Ekaterina Bychkova (Rus) bt Polina Pekhova (Blr) 6-4,3-6,6-3 Anna Chakvetadze (Rus) bt S.7 Cagla Buyukakcay (Tur) 6-1,6-7(2),6-1 Vesna Dolonc (SRB ) bt S.5 Marta Sirotkina (RUS) 6-2,6-2 Donna Vekic (CRO) bt S.4 Monica Puig (PUR) 6-2,6-3