04/01/2019 – Viktoria Kužmova is 50th in the World Rankings.
On Friday, the main draw was made at the 250 000 USD WTA Tour event in Hobart: Timi’s opponent will be Viktoria Kužmova in Australia.
The Slovakian player (born: 11 May, 1998) is 50th in the World Ranking, this is her career best position, so far. Kužmova has so won 14 ITF tournaments in singles, and has been in the final 8 more times. In the 2016 season, she was the finalist among the juniors at the US Open.
Timi played the 250 000 Auckland tournament this week. She lost in the opening round against Bianca Andreescu, Canada, who will play int he semifinal on Saturday. Kužmova also got to the last four in New Zealand. Her next opponent is Julia Görges, the second seeded German star.
According to ITF, Timi and Kužmova have not yet met in a professional tournament.