Yuliya starts her 2009 season with the WTA event in Pattaya.
Qualified easily having a bye, a win over a Thai girl 60 62, then the Japanese 8th seed 62 62.
Today Yuliya won her first round match vs Rodionova 62 62 - likely to play Peer R2.
Also won R1 dubs today with Diatchenko of Russia, beating Karantantcheva and Date Krumm 60 76 (3)
A VERY good day for Yuliya - already 30 points in the singles, 70 in the doubles. Plays Klepac and
U.Radwanska in the QF.