OSTAPENKO AND VOSKOBOEVA WILL FACE STOJANOVIC AND FICHMAN IN THE FINALS
The first seeds of the tournament in doubles – Jelena Ostapenko from Latvia and Galina Voskoboeva from Kazakhstan outplayed the third seeds Irina Bara (Roumania) and Dalila Jakupovic (Slovakia) – 7/6, 6/2. The match lasted a little more than one hour. Both pairs made two double faults. Ostapenko/Voskoboeva made 2 aces while Stojanovic/Fishman made none.
Jelena said that she is happy to be in the final. Playing on the home soil and cheering-up crowd gives amazing emotions. Galina noted that the first match they played together with Jelena was the hardest one, because it finished with a tie-break and they were not lacked cohesion, but now they caught each others wave.
In the finals Jelena Ostapenko and Galina Voskoboeva will face Nina Stojanovic from Serbia and Sharon Fichman from Canada.