In August, Helen played 25K St-Petersburg. She qualified, beat (WC)Valeriya Urzhumova 6-4 7-5 in R1, and then lost to (6)Valentyna Ivakhnenko in R2, 3 & 0.
Now, she's been playing in Bulgaria for 3 weeks.
First she qualified for 25K Dobrich, but lost in R1 to Patricia Maria Tig, 4-6 6-0 1-6.
Then she lost in R1 of 10K Varna, to (2)Isabella Shinikova, 2-6 5-7.
Then last week she made R2 of 10K Albena. Beat (6)Anastasia Vdovenco 1 & 3 in R1, and lost to (Q)Lenka Kuncikova 4-6 5-7 in R2.
This week, she's playing in Albena again. She's seed 6 and beat Kerstin Peckl 0 & 2 in R1. R2 vs. Nicola Geuer
Btw, this week she's cracking Top 700 for the 1st time, with a CHR of 698