Ipek Soylu- Raluca Olaru lift doubles title at Tashkent Open
1 October 2016
By Tashkent Open 2016 Media Team.
Tashkent , October 1 : Fourth seeds Ipek Soylu of Turkey and Raluca Olaru of Romania lifted the doubles at the 18th edition of the Tashkent Open being played at the Olympic Tennis School complex here.
In the finals the fourth seeds Soylu and Olaru scored a 7-5,6-3 win over third seeds Demi Schuurs of Netherlands and Reneta Voracova of the Czech Republic . While it was the second title for Olaru here having won in 2008 , it was the first ever title for Soylu on the WTA tour.
" I enjoyed here also did well in singles and want to come back here , said Ipek . " We are Playing with each other for second time , We complement each other very well and I'm happy for Ipek that she won her first title " said Olaru the senior partner .
The winners received $12300 and 280 WTA points for their efforts along with the traditional Chapan , while the Runners-up had to be content with $6400 and 180 WTA points.
Date of Birth: 31 Jan 1986 Birthplace: Cucq, France Height: 5’ 9" (1.75 m) Plays: Right-handed WTA Singles Ranking – 71 (As of August 20, 2018)