Japanese opponent in Vancouver

Japanese opponent in Vancouver

28/07/2014 – On Monday the main draw was made for the 100 000 USD ITF tournament in Vancouver: Timi will meet Nao Hibino in the first round.

The Hungarian player is ranked 99th, while her rival is ranked 204th.


This is the career’s best position for the Japanese teen. During her career, she has won four ITF singles titles, three in 2012 (all 10 000 USD), while last year she was a champion of a 25 000 USD event.


The Japanese teenager this year was a quarter finalist in Port St. Lucie (25 000 USD, clay), Nanning (25 000 USD, hard court), then in May she reached the semifinal in Kurume (50 000 USD, grass).


After that she reached the last eight again in Changwon (25 000 USD, hard court) and in June she was a finalist in Fergana (25 000 USD, hard court). Recently, Hibino was a semifinalist in Sacramento (50 000 USD, hard court), while in Lexington (50 000 dollars, hard court) she reached the last eight.