SIX QUALIFIERS THROUGH TO MAIN DRAW

TEB BNP Paribas İstanbul Cup qualifying draw is over. Six qualifier goes through to main draw to compete for the title. 

The qualifying tournament which started with 24 players, is already completed. Six players continue to their way in main draw. There players are Alexandra Cadantu (ROU), Conny Perrin (SUI), Fiona Ferro (FRA), Elizaveta Kulichkova (RUS), Başak Eraydın (TUR) and Victoria Kamenskaya (RUS). All the players except Kulichkova and Eraydın, will have first main draw appearances in Istanbul.

Here’s the final qualifying round results:

Elizaveta Kulichkova-Teliana Pereira: 3-6, 7-5, 6-4
Conny Perrin-Veronika Kudermetova: 6-2, 7-6
Fiona Ferro-Anastasia Kudermetova: 6-4, 6-3
Başak Eraydın-Alla Kudryavtseva: 6-4, 4-6, 6-2
Victoria Kamenskaya-Anna Kalinskaya: 6-2, 6-4
Alexandra Cadantu-Nadia Podoroska: 6-2, 4-6, 6-3

We have some short infos about qualifiers:

Elizaveta Kulickova: Former Koza WOS player. 21-year old Russian is a Pattaya City (THA) resident. Current WTA rank is 224. Former Aus Open junior champion.

Conny Perrin: 26 years-old. WTA Rank 216. Last week, she played a semi final in Santa Margherita 25K. Only fourth time she’ll play WTA-level main draw.

Fiona Ferro: WTA rank 208. Born in 1997. Also qualified to main draw in Bogota WTA.

Başak Eraydın: Turkish number three. Fed Cup player. Recently won 60K tournament in Istanbul, her career best win.

Victoria Kamenskaya: Qualified for first-ever WTA main draw. 25-years old. Currently sitting on WTA rank 210.

Alexandra Cadantu: Born 1990, Bucharest. First WTA main draw since 2014 Bakü. Current ranking is 292.

Updated main draw can be reached from here.