28/06/2018 – Lesia Tsurenko 34th in the World Rankings.
On Friday, the main draw was made for singles at the third Grand Slam tournament of the season: Timi’s opponent will be Lesia Tsurenko in Wimbledon.
The 25-year old Hungarian player is 37rd in the WTA Rankings.
The Ukrainian player (born: 30 May, 1989) is 34th in the World Rankings, with a career best position of 29th (17 July, 2017). During her career, she has won 4 WTA Tour (2015: Istanbul, 2016: Quangzhou, 2017: Acapulco, 2018: Mexico City) and 6 ITF events in singles. In the 2016 season, at the US Open and this year at Roland Garros, Tsurenko reached the fourth round, these are her best results at a Grand Slam tournament.
The two players have met four times so far: in 2012 Timi won 6:2, 6:4 in Cincinnati, then Tsurenko won in 2014 at Vancouver 6:3, 6:1, in 2016 in Indian Wells 7:5, 6:4 , and this year in Hobart, 7:6, 6:2.
Timi has reached the 2nd round three times in Wimbledon: in 2012, in 2015 and in 2016. Last year, Tsurenko won two games on the main draw, which is her best result in the grass court Grand Slam tournament.