Local rival in Monterrey

Local rival in Monterrey

29/03/2014 – On Saturday the main draw was made at the 500 000 USD Abierto Monterrey: Timi will meet Ximena Hermoso in the first round.

The 22-year old Mexican player is ranked 452nd.

 

Two years ago, also in the first round Timi met Hermoso and won 6.2, 6:3. Later she defeated Sorana Cirstea (4:6, 6:4, 6:2), Patricia Mayr -Achleitner (6:4, 6:2) and Sara Errani (6:4, 6:7, 6:4). In the final Timi celebrated a 6:4, 6:4 triumph against Alexandra Cadantu , while it was fourth WTA tournament of her career.

 

Last season Timi was singles quarterfinalist, in the second round she achieved one of her greatest success, she won in three sets against the former world number one Ana Ivanovich. In doubles, the Japanese Kimiko Date- Krumm was the Hungarian youngszer’s team-mate , the double after the semi-final in Florianopolis has remained undefeated at Monterrey. In the final Timi and Date-Krumm won 6:1, 6:4 against Eva Birnerova and Tamarine Tanasugarn (Czech, Thai).

 

The 22 -year-old Ximena Hermoso’s career best position was 329th on 05.20.2013. During her career, she has won three ITF singles titles, and last year celebrated once in Portugal (Amarante, 10 000 USD). This year in Acapulco’s (235 000 USD) qualifying lost 6:1, 6:3 against the American Lauren Davis , while she was a quarterfinalist at Irapuato (25 000 USD).

 

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