Finalist of ITF tournament in Romania and winner in doubles
15 July, 2019
At the World Youth Tennis Tournament (ITF, 3rd rank) in Romania’s Timisoara, Živa celebrated the win in the competition of doubles. In singles she played great matches and reached the finals where she lost close against the first seeded of the tournament the Russian Maria Bondarenko.
In the competition of singles, Živa won all the matches very convincingly and did not give up any set to the opponent until the final match. In the semi-finals she won by 6-0, 6-2 against the 8th seeded Romanian Raluca Maria Tudorache. In the finals the Russian Maria Bondarenko, currently ranked 134th in the world, was better and won by 3-6, 6-7 (6:8).
Together with Maria Bondarenko they also successfully competed in doubles. On the way to the finals they gave up only six games to their opponents. In the final they defeated the Romanian Silvia Maria Kostache and the Danish Hannah Viller Moller by 7-5 6-3.
After the great success in Romania Živa has been ranked 130th in the world youth tennis ranking which is the best position till now. Congratulations, Živa!