The champion of the final match Sahaja Yamalapalli has been seeded seventh within the $40,000 ITF ladies’s tennis match to be performed on the Ganesh Naik Sports Complex, Navi Mumbai from Tuesday.
The participant whom Sahaja had overwhelmed within the closing in Solapur, Ekaterina Makarova has been seeded No.1, as a number of the higher ranked gamers withdrew.
The Asian Games blended doubles gold medalist Rutuja Bhosale is the opposite Indian to be seeded, fifth behind Moyuka Uchijima, Justina Mikulskyte and Sapfo Sakellaridi.
While it’s a robust area, and a number of the main Indian gamers like Ankita Raina and Karman Kaur Thandi are lacking owing to their current marriage, it needs to be some added motivation for the Indian gamers to be at their aggressive finest, because the occasion has not witnessed an Indian singles or doubles champion in ten editions up to now.
Shrivalli Bhamidipaty had gained the match in Bengaluru earlier than Sahaja adopted up final week in Solapur. The likes of Vaidehi Chaudhari and Zeel Desai are additionally succesful as they’ve been displaying within the circuit.
Lakshmi Prabha and Humera Baharmus did nicely to make the primary draw by way of a troublesome qualifying occasion, that includes three rounds.
It needs to be fascinating to see who rises to the problem this week and breaks the voodoo.
1. Ekaterina Makarova, 2. Moyuka Uchijima (Jpn), 3. Justina Mikulskyte (Ltu), 4. Sapfo Sakellaridi (Gre), 5. Rutuja Bhosale, 6. Diana Marcinkevica (Lat), 7. Sahaja Yamalapalli, 8. Ksenia Zaytseva.
– Kamesh Srinivasan