Slovenian opponent in Morocco

Slovenian opponent in Morocco

23/04/2016 – Timi will meet Polona Hercog in the opening round.

On Saturday, the main draw was made for the 250 000 USD WTA tournament in Morocco: Timi’s opponent will be Polona Hercog. The Hungarian youngster is ranked 40th, while the Slovenian rival is ranked 91st.

 

The 25-year old Hercog’s career best position was 35th (12th September 2011). During her career she has won 2 WTA and 11 ITF tournament in singles. She played a total of four times in WTA finals: she won in 2011 and 2012 in Bastad (Sweden), while she lost the last match in 2010 in Acapulco and in 2012 in Palermo.

 

She celebrated her best Grand Slam result in 2010, she reached the third round at Roland Garros. The Slovenian player’s best result in the other three tournaments (Australian Open, Wimbledon, US Open) was equally the second round.

This season the Slovenian player reached the second round in Sydney, Rio and Monterrey. In Australia she celebrated also three victories in the qualifying tournament.

 

Timi already met Hercog four times, the Slovenian player celebrated every time. Few weeks ago Hercog won 6:3, 6:2 in Monterrey against an injured opponent.

 

Last year Timi was a finalist in singles and a Champion in doubles with Kristina Mladenovic in Morocco. The tournament was in Marrakech.