Timi and Mladenovic are 2nd in the Doubles Race

Timi and Mladenovic are 2nd in the Doubles Race

23/02/2015 – Winning the 2 513 000 USD Premier5 WTA tournament in Dubai gave huge boost to Timi and Kristina Mladenovic: they jumped to the second place in the WTA Doubles Race.

The Hungarian-French duo played four finals last year: In Paris, at Wimbledon, in Cincinnati and in Limoges. But the waited until Dubai, for the first title. During five matches they lost only one set, in the semifinal. Few weeks ago they played in the semifinal in Sydney, then they lost in the second round at the Australian Open.

 

Thanks to the Dubai success Timi and Kristina Mladenovic moved to the second place in the Doubles Race. At the end of the season the best eight teams will play at the WTA Finals in Singapore, between 25 October and 1 November.

 

The WTA website otherwise reported in a long article about the Dubai final. They celebrated the winners as the Rising Stars of the Tour.

 

In the World Rankings Timi jumped to the 17th position from the 25th.