By Tashkent Open 2015Media Team.
Tashkent , September 27 : Top seeded Anett Kontaveit of Estonia , second seeded Petra Martic of Croatia , third seeded Stefanie Voegele of Switzerland and fourth seeded Paula Kania of Poland qualified for the main draw in contrasting styles at the 17th edition of the Tashkent Open being played at the Olympic Tennis School complex here.
In the final round qualifying matches top seeded Estonian Anett Kontaveit was stretched by Katarzyna Piter of Poland 7-6(9),4-6,6-3 winning in a 2 hour 10 minute tussle , second seeded Petra Martic of Croatia took less than a hour to register a 6-1,6-3 win over Ukrainian Kateryna Kozlova .
Third seeded Swiss Stefanie Voegele had to get out her best to quell the challenge of Eighth seeded Ekaterina Bychkova of Russia winning 7-5,2-6,6-4 in a 2 hours 38 minute battle . Polish fourth seed Paula Kania did not have to step on the court to qualify as her opponent fifth seeded Ukrainian Maryna Zanevska gave her a walk over as she was indisposed .
Following are the Results
Final Round Qualifying
S.1 Anett Kontaveit (Est) bt S.7 Katarzyna Piter (POL) 7-6(9),4-6,6-3
S.2 Petra Martic (CRO) b Kateryna Kozlova (Ukr) 1/6 3/6
S.3 Stefanie Voegele (SUI) b S. 8 Ekaterina Bychkova (RUS) 7-5,2-6,6-4S.4 Paula Kania (POL) w/o S.5 Maryna Zanevska (UKR)
Birth Place:Bad Segeberg, Germany
Plays:Right Handed (Double Handed Backhand)
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