Montreal: Ukrainian opponents in doubles

Montreal: Ukrainian opponents in doubles

24/07/2016 – This time Lucie Safarova will be Timi’s partner.

 

On Sunday the main draw was for the doubles at the Rogers Cup: Timi and Lucie Safarova will meet Kateryna Bondarenko and Olga Savchuk.

 

Earlier, the Hungarian player had planned to appear in Montreal with Dariya Kasatkina. But the Russian player decided to play alongside Svetlana Kuznetsova, a former Grand Slam winner Russian star.

 

In 2014 Timi and Safarova triumphed at the Apia International in Sydney. In the final they triumphed against the World No1 pair of Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci. The Czech player currently ranked 18th, her career best position was 4th (14 September 2015). So far, she has won 9 WTA and 1 ITF event in doubles. Last year she remained unbeaten at the Australian Open and Roland Garros with Bethanie Mattek-Sands.

 

Kateryna Bondarenko is ranked 63rd in doubles, her career best position was 9 (20 October 2008). Eight years ago she was the Champion at the Australian Open with sister, Alona. So far, she has won 3 WTA and ITF tournament in this genre.

 

Olga Savchuk is ranked 56th, her career best position was 44 (August 3, 2015). So far, she has won 2 WTA and 8 ITF event in doubles.

 

This year, in the quarter-final of the Miami Open, Timi and Yaroslava Shvedova won 6:2, 6:4 against Bondarenko and Savchuk.