Selekhmeteva put in quite an impressive shift at this year's Prague Open in July where she entered as a qualifier but upset quite a few big names.
Oksana Selekhmeteva will take on Despina Papamichail in the first round of the 2022 WTA Chennai Open. Selekhmeteva put in quite an impressive shift at this year’s Prague Open in July where she entered as a qualifier but upset quite a few big names. Her biggest victory in the competition was against fourth seed Sorana Cristea in the round of 32. Selekhmeteva reached the quarter-finals of the tournament where she was defeated by eighth seed Marie Bouzkova. Recently, the Russian took part in the US Open but was ousted in her very first qualifying match by Anna Blinkova.
Greek tennis player Despina Papamichail has had a tough time in recent history was ousted in the very first round of each of the last four competitions she had taken part in, including an opening qualifying round defeat at the US Open. Her best result in the past few months came in June when she reached the semis of the ITF Czech Republic 03A competition.
Oksana Selekhmeteva and Despina Papamichail are scheduled to face each other in the round of 32 of the 2022 WTA Chennai Open on Tuesday, September 13. The tournament is scheduled to begin on September 12 and end on September 18.
The 2022 WTA Chennai Open is scheduled to commence on September 12 and go on until September 18 this year. The tournament will have five rounds of play excluding the qualifiers. These are the round of 32, round of 16, quarter-finals, semi-finals and finals.
|Stage of competition||Date|
|Round of 32||September 12-13|
|Round of 16||September 14-15|
The Sony Sports Network will telecast the WTA Chennai Open 2022. The competition can also be streamed live on the SonyLIV app.