19/01/2020 – Dalila Jakupović is 82nd, while Raluca Olaru is 48th at the World Rankings.
On Sunday the drawwas made for the Women’s Doubles at the the first Grand Slam tournament of the season 2020: in the opening round Timi and Kristina Mladenovic will meet Dalila Jakupović and Raluca Olaru at the Australian Open.
The Hungarian-French pair was seeded 2nd: Timi is 4th, Mladenovic is 2nd at the World Rankings.
The Slovenian player (born: 24 March 1991) is 82nd at the World Rankings, with a career best position of 38th (10 September 2018). So far Dalila Jakupović has won 2 WTA Tour, 1 WTA125s and 8 ITF tournaments in doubles. She celebrated her best Grand Slam result in 2018, reacheing the QF at the US Open.
The Roanian player (born: 3 March 1989) is 48th at the World Rankings, with a career best position of 32nd (28 August 2017). So far Olaru has won 9 WTA Tour and 15 ITF tournaments in doubles. She celebrated her best Grand Slam result in 2017, reacheing the QF at the Roland Garros.
Timi and Kiki Mladenovic won the Australian Open in 2018, and last year they also played in the final.