An update on Selin's results in singles since my last post, which was a while ago
she's won 2 titles:
• a G5 in Antalya on hard in February: she was the 6th seed, beat (3)Ozlem Uslu (13 yo, #380) 7-5 2-0 ret. in QF, dragged (2)Beyda Baykal (15 yo, #340) 2 & 2 in SF and (14)Anna Chekanskaya (15 yo; routined (1)Akbas in R3) 1 & 4 in the final
• a G4 in Istanbul on hard in May: she was the 4th seed, routined 17 yo (9)Ekin Ercetin 4 & 4 in the final
She has 3 more SF appearances: at a Cat. 1 G16 in Italy on clay in March (she was the 3rd seed, destroyed 5th seed Daniela Glanzer 3 & 0 in QF and then got thrashed by 12 yo prodigy 2nd seed Linda Fruhvirtova, who cruised to the title 2 & 3 in SF
); at a G4 in Antalya on hard in March (she was the 7th seed, beat 3rd seed Alina Tsyurpalevych [15 yo, Top 400] 6-3 7-6(4) in QF
and fell to leftie top seed Weronika Baszak [15 yo, #231] 3 & 1 in the final
); and at a G5 in Denmark on clay in June (she was the top seed, got routined by 16 yo qualifier Cristina Mayorova Bakhtina, who went on to win the whole thing, 4 & 3 in SF
And also a couple of QFs in June, at the prestigious clay Cat. 1 G16 in Milano (she was the 13th seed, upset top seed Antonia Ruzic 6-7(1) 6-3 6-2 in R3
, fell 6-2 2-6 2-6 to local 10th seed Asia Serafini, who got a set away from the title
, in QF
) and then at a clay G4 in Denmark.
Surprisingly, she didn't play the U16 European Championships in Moscow last month.
Hasn't competed in almost 2 months now. She's turning 15 tomorrow btw!