24/09/2017 – The Hungarian-Czech pair’s opponent will be Anna Blinkova and Alla Kudryavtseva.
On Sunday, the main draw was made for the doubles at the 250 000 USD Tashkent Open: Timi and Andrea Hlaváčková will face Anna Blinkova and Alla Kudryavtseva. The Hungarian-Czech pair was seeded first at Tashkent.
Timi and Hlaváčková will be fighting for the WTA Finals in Singapore in the Uzbek capital as well. In the doubles World Championships, the eight best doubles of this year’s race can enter the field. The Hungarian-Czech team is currently the 7th, but the third placed pair of Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Šafářová could not play. Because the American player is still in rehabilitation after Wimbledon’s serious knee injury.
Timi and Andrea Hlaváčková will began the Tashkent Opent against two Russian player.
Blinkova, (born: 10 September, 1998), is 170th in the world rankings, with a career best position of 154th (17 July, 2017). So far she has won 5 ITF events in this genre. This year, she remained unbeaten at Ilkley (England, 100 000 USD, grass, Co: Alla Kudryavtseva) and in St. Petersburg (Russia, 100 000 USD, indoor, Co: Veronika Kudermetova).
Kudrjavceva, (born: 3 November, 1987), is 77th in the world rankings, with a career best position of 15th (8 September, 2014). Up to now, she has won 8 WTA and 15 ITF tournaments in doubles. This year, she triumphed in Jackson (United States, 25 000 USD, clay, Co: Anna Zaja), and also made the final in Nanchang (China, 250 000 USD, hard court, Co: Arina Rodionova).