13/01/2019 – Raluca Olaru is 43rd, while Galina Voskoboeva is 65th in the World Rankings.
On Sunday, the draw was made for the Women’s Doubles at the first Grand Slam event of the season: Timi and Kristina Mladenovic will meet Raluca Olaru and Galina Voskoboeva.
The Hungarian and French player is 3rd in the World Rankings, so the title holder pair is ranked 2nd in Melbourne.
Olaru (born: 3 March, 1989) is 43rd in the World Rankings, and her career best position was 32 (28 August, 2017). So far, she has won 9 WTA Tour and 15 ITF tournaments in doubles. Last year she triumphed in Rabat (Morocco, 250 000 USD, clay, Co: Anna Blinkova) and in Strasbourg (France, 250 000 USD, clay, Co: Mihaela Buzărnescu). Her best Grand Slam result was the quarter-final in 2017 at the Roland Garros.
Voskoboeva (born: 18 December, 1984) is 65th in the World Rankings, her career best position was 26th (20 August, 2012). So far, she has won 5 WTA Tour and 12 ITF tournaments in doubles. She was quarter-finalist at the Australian Open in 2007 and 2012, and at the Roland Garros in 2008 and 2013.