US Open 2016: official – Timi is seeded in singles

US Open 2016: official – Timi is seeded in singles

24/08/2016 – The 23-year old Hungarian player is ranked 33rd.




The United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced the list of the seeds for the Women’s Singles for the US Open. The last Grand Slam event of the season will start on Monday. The draw will be on Friday.


Former World No1 Victoria Azarenka is pregnant, so she miss the tournament. It means, that the World No33 – it’s a new Career High – Hungarian player, Timi is the 32nd seed. This is the first time for her in singles.


Last year was an all Italian final in New York. Flavia Pennetta won against Roberta Vinci, who eliminated the World No1 Serena Williams in the semifinal. The Champion retired shortly after the triumph.


This year, Serena Williamsis the 1st seed, again. She was the top ranked four times before, she won the event in 2002, 2013 and 2014, and lost in the semifinal at 2015.