Italian opponent in singles, in Rabat

Italian opponent in singles, in Rabat

29/04/2017 – Francesca Schiavone won the clay court Grand Slam event in 2010 in Paris.


On Saturday, the main draw was made for singles at the 250 000 USD WTA Tour event in Morocco: Timi’s opponent will be Francesca Schiavone, who stars with a wild card.


The Hungarian player is seeded 4th in Rabat.


Schiavone (born: 23 June, 1980) is ranked 102nd, herc career best position was 4 (31 January, 2011). The Italian player has so far won 8 WTA Tour events, few weeks ago she remained unbeaten in Bogota (Colombia, 250 000 USD, clay). After the 2010 triumph, Schiavone was finalist in 2011 at the Roland Garros.


The Italian player had no major result in the 2017 season before the South American success.


Timi and Schiavone have never met each other in singles.


On Sunday, the draw was made for doubles: Timi and Andrea Hlavackova will meet Abir Elfahimi and Lilya Hadab.


The Hungarian-Czech pair is seeded 1st in Rabat.


El-Fahimi (born: 3 October, 1995) and Hadab (born: 13 May, 1999) has no ranking point in doubles at the WTA.