US Open 2016: Austrian qualifier is the opponent in the singles

US Open 2016: Austrian qualifier is the opponent in the singles

26/08/2016 – Timi will also play in Women’s Doubels and Mixed Doubles at the last Grand Slam tournament of the season.

 

On Friday afternoon, the main draw was made for singles at the final Grand Slam tournament of the season: Timi’s opponent will came from from the qualifying event, which finished on Friday. The Hungarian player is seeded 31st, because Sloane Stephens withdrew at the last moment.

 

Timi in the first round will play against Barbara Haas. The Austrian player (born: 19 March 1996) is ranked 140th, her career best position was 137 (18 July 2016) was. So far, she has won 10 ITF tournament in singles. This year, she won 2, equally 25 000 USD event the United States (Port Pirie, Naples).

 

Timi will play in the doubles tournaments in New York. In Women’s Doubles she starts with Yaroslava Shvedova. In Mixed Doubles her partner will be Eric Butorac, who ends his career at the US Open. Two years ago, the Hungarian-US Pair was a semifinalist at the Roland Garros.

 

On Sunday afternoon, the draw was made for Women’s Doubles at the US Open: Timi and Yaroslava Shvedova was seeded third. The first opponent of the Hungarian-Kazakh duo will be the wid-cardist Catherine Bellis and Julia Boserup.

Bellis (born: 8 April, 1999) is currently 248th in the world ranking in doubles, it’s the best position of her career so far. Throughout her career, she won 2 ITF competition in this genre. This year, she remained undefeated once, in early February at Midland (United States, 100 000 USD, indoor, Co: Ingrid Neel).

Boserup (born: 9 September, 1991) is ranked 349th in doubles, her career best position was 277 (31 October 2011). So far, she has won 1 ITF tournament in this genre.