19/04/2013 – The sixth seed Tímea Babos will meet Olga Savchuk in the first round of the qualifying tournament in Marrakech.
The 25-year old Ukrainian is now 189th ranked player, her career best was 79th on 19th of May in 2008. She began her professional career in 2004, won 3 WTA tournament in doubles. Savchuk was the winner of three ITF-event in singles.
The Ukrainian lost in the second round of the qualifying tournament in the Australian Open, after that she appeared only in one WTA-event. But she lost in the first round in Monterrey against Mexican Marcela Zacarias. Before that Savchuk was the finalist of the Irapuato ITF-tournament, lost against Serbian Aleksandra Krunic.
|GRAND PRIX DE SAR LA PRINCESSE LALLA MERYEM, QUALIFYING|
|(1)Alexandra Cadantu v Paula Kania|
|Valeria Solovyeva v Virginie Razzano|
|Aravane Rezai v Valeria Savinykh|
|Olga Savchuk v (6) TÍMEA BABOS|
|(2)Karin Knapp v Severine Beltrame|
|Anna Schmiedlova v Stephanie Vogt|
|Maria Elena Camerin v Tadeja Majeric|
|Raluca Olaru v (8)Stephanie Foretz Gacon|
|(3)Maria Joao Koehler v (wc)Nadia Lalami|
|Michaela Honcova v Daria Gavrilova|
|Alla Kudryavtseva v Arantxa Parra Santonja|
|Alize Lim v (7) v Teliana Pereira|
|(4)Nina Bratchikova v Laura Thorpe|
|(wc)Chloe Paquet v Cristina Dinu|
|(wc)Zainab El Houari v (wc)Rita Atik|
|Marta Domachowska v (5)Estrella Cabeza Candela|