29/04/2016 – Timi and Carla Suarez Navarro has met twice, the Spanish player won in 2014 in Florianopolis and in 2015 in Birmingham.
On Friday, the main draw was made for the 4 942 700 USD WTA event in the Spanish capital: Timi will meet the 8th seed Carla Suarez Navarro.
The 27-year-old Spaniard is ranked 11th, her career best position was 6 (2016, February 29). So far, she has won 2 WTA and 6 ITF tournament in singles. Two years ago, she was semifinalist in the clay court Grand Slam event at Roland Garros.
This season Suarez Navarro won the Doha (Qatar, 2.818 000 USD, hard court) tournament. She reached the semifinal in Brisbane (Australia, 1 000 000 USD, hard court), and the quarter-final at the Australian Open and Stuttgart (Germany, 759 000 USD, clay/indoor).
Timi and Carla Suarez Navarro has met twice, the Spanish player won in 2014 in Florianopolis (6:2, 6:2) and in 2015 in Birmingham (6:2, 3:6, 6:4).
Timi and Yaroslava Shvedova get Bye in the opening round of the doubles event. The Hungarian-Kazakh pair is seeded 3rd in the Spanish capital.