Ettu Logo Ittf Logo
Other Events - 17 Oct 2014

Iveta VACENOVSKA shines in front of “her” crowd


Proceedings concluded in the first stage of the 2014 Women’s World Cup in the Austrian city of Linz with the outcomes being as global status predicted. In the afternoon victory for the Czech Republic’s Iveta VACENOVSKA secured first place in the group; wh

Proceedings concluded in the first stage of the 2014 Women’s World Cup in the Austrian city of Linz with the outcomes being as global status predicted.

In the afternoon victory for the Czech Republic’s Iveta VACENOVSKA secured first place in the group; whilst Chinese Taipei’s CHEN I-Ching, Hong Kong’s JIANG Huajun and Germany’s Petrissa SOLJA, all emerged successful to secure second places.

Players finishing in the first two places in each of the four groups advanced to the main draw where they join the top eight seeds.

The member of the Linz AG Froschberg, Iveta VACENOVSKA responded to the support of her fans in her opening match in the 2014 Women’s World Cup to cause the biggest upset of the event today. She beat LI Jiao of the Netherlands, twice the European champion and the highest rated player in the first stage of proceedings in the Upper Austrian town. She emerged successful in six games (6-11, 8-11, 11-3, 11-4, 9-11, 11-8, 11-9).

Georgina POTA beat Chinese Taipei’s CHENG I-Ching in five games (11-13, 11-5, 11-5, 11-5, 11-6). A most impressive performance from Georgina POTA; it was the same from Turkey’s HU Melek; she overcame Germany’s Petrissa SOLJA in five games (4-11, 11-6, 5-11, 11-2, 11-3, 13-11).

Defeat for Germany but then there was success; WU Jiaduo accounted for Hong Kong’s JIANG Huajun (10-12, 11-6, 11-2, 13-11, 11-6).

However Petrissa SOLJA proceeded to the next stage from the position no. two since she beat Dina MESHREF of Egypt.

Georgina POTA, HU Melek and WU Jiaduo have secured first position in their respective groups and thus places in the main draw.

ZHANG Mo, JIAN Fang Lay, Caroline KUMAHARA and Dina MESHREF concluded their journey in Linz.

Milica NIKOLIC, EWT

Social Stream

ETTU Partners