By Tashkent Open 2014 Media Team.
September 7: Russian Margarita Gasparyan, Top seed Lesia Tsurenko , third seeded Maryna Zanevska and seventh seed Lyudmyla Kichenok made it to the main draw at the 16th edition of the Tashkent Open being held at the Olympic Tennis School complex here
In the In a march of Ukrainians in the finals round qualifying Lesia Tsurenko scored a 6-0 , 6- 4 win against Hiroko Kuwata of Japan. Third seeded Maryna Zanevska edged past country mate Nadiia Kichenok 6-7(10) , 6-1 , 6- 4 in the longest match of the day. Seventh seeded Lyudmyla Kichenok out witted Oksana Kalashnikova of Georgia 6-1, 6-4.
Russian Margarita Gasparyan overcame a second set hic-cup to score a 6-0, 5-7 ,6-2 win over Riaa Ozaki of Japan and make it to the main draw which begins tomorrow.
In the doubles main draw announced today by the WTA Supervisor Martina Lutkova the pair of Megan Moulton - Levy of USA and Darija Jurak of Crotia were given the pride of seeding, followed by Misaki Doi of Japan and Oksana Kalashnikova of Geogia. Kichenok sisters Lyudmyla and Nadiia of Ukraine have been seeded third , while Olga Govortsova of Belarus and Klaudia Jans- Ignacik of Poland have been Ranked fourth.
Qualifying Final Round
Lesia Tsurenko (UKR) d Hiroko Kuwata (JPN) 60 64
Maryna Zanevska (UKR) d Nadiia Kichenok (UKR) 67(10) 61 64
Lyudmyla Kichenok (UKR) d Oksana Kalashnikova (GEO) 61 64
Margarita Gasparyan (RUS) d Riza Ozaki (JPN) 60 57 62
Birth Place:Nikolaev, Ukraine
Plays:Right Handed (Double Handed Backhand)
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