Italian opponent in Eastbourne

Italian opponent in Eastbourne

18/06/2016 – In doubles Timi and Yaroslava Shvedova will begin against a Spanish duo.


On Saturday the draw was made for singles and doubles for the 753 000 USD WTA tournament in Eastbourne: in singles Timi will meet Camila Giorgi, while in doubles the Hungarian player and Yaroslava Shvedova will begin against Anabel Medina Garrigues and Arantxa Parra Santonja.


The 24-year old Giorgi is currently ranked 66th, her career best position was 30 (27 July 2015). So far, she has won 1 WTA and 5 ITF tournament in singles.


Giorgi reached the fourth round in 2012 at Wimbledon, and in 2013 at the US Open, these are her best results at a Grand Slam event. This year, she was a finalist in Katowice (Poland, 250 000 USD, Carpet), this is her best result in 2016 so far.


Medina Garrigues and Parra Santonja is equally ranked 31st in doubles.


Medina Garrigues’s (33-year old) career best position was 3 (10 November 2008), she has won 28 WTA and 3 ITF competition. In 2008 and 2009, she was a champion of women’s doubles at the Roland Garros.


Parra Santonja’s (33) career best position was 22 (2 April 2012), she has won 9 WTA and 11 ITF tournaments in doubles.


This year the Spanish double remained unbeaten in Monterrey and Strasbourg at the 250 000 USD WTA event.