12/09/2015 – On Saturday the main draw was made for singles at the 250 000 USD WTA event in the Japanese capital: Timi’s opponent will be the 7th seed Alja Tomljanovic.
The Hungarian player is ranked 74th.
Tomljanovic is ranked 63rd, her career best was 47 (23 February 2015). So far, she has won 3 ITF tournament in singles.
The 22-year old Tomljanovic was a finalist this year in February, at Pattaya City (Thailand, 250,000 USD, hard court), then she reached the last eight in May in Strasbourg (France, 250,000 USD, clay). In early August she was also quarter-finalist in Stanford (United States, 731,000 USD, hard court), in the second round she won against the World No18 Madison Keys (1:6, 6:4, 6:1).
In the 2015 season the Croatian player reached the second round at the Australian Open, at the Roland Garros and in Wimbledon. Few days ago, at the US Open she lost in the opening round against Karin Knapp (6:7, 6:2, 6:4).