Welcome to the third edition of the PYW Istanbul Cup! With Anna-Lena Grönefeld, Anastasia Myskina and Agnieszka Radwańska as previous winners, it is clear that big names enter this tournament that is the bridge between two continents. The Polish star entered is in the draw this year, but will she be able to come through field again which includes PYW #1 Elena Dementiewa? Vote now as the Istanbul Cup continue, and the players have their final matches as preparation for Roland Garros!
Ranking Points:W - 140
F - 100
SF - 65
QF - 35
R16 - 20
R32 - 4
Qualifier - 8*Q3 - 4
Q2 - 3
Q1 - 1
* If a qualifier loses in the first round, no first round points are awarded on top of the qualifying points.
Previous Finals:2005: Anna-Lena Grönefeld beat Anna Chakvetadze | 6-1 1-6 6-32006: Anastasia Myskina RUS  beat Urszula Radwańska POL [Q]| 6-4 6-32007: Agnieszka Radwańska POL  beat Alona Bondarenko UKR  | 6-2 1-6 6-2
The Favourites: OUT OF COMPETITION First Quarter: Evgenia Grebenyuk RUS
Second Quarter: Ksenia Palkina KGZ 
OUT OF COMPETITION Third Quarter: Veronika Chvojkova CZE 
Fourth Quarter: Masa Zec-Peskirić SLO 
Final Qualifying Round: Polona Hercog SLO  vs Dia Evtimova BUL  Liana Ungur ROU  vsKsenia Palkina KGZ  Anna Floris ITA  vs Anna Koumantou GRE [WC] Arina Rodionova RUS  vs Masa Zec-Peskirić SLO 
Re: PYW Istanbul - Final Qualifying Round | Vote Now!
Polona Hercog SLO 
Ksenia Palkina KGZ 
Anna Koumantou GRE [WC]
Masa Zec-Peskirić SLO 
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