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Mervana Jugić won the title in double match

mervana_jugic_salkic_01BiH tennis player Mervana Jugić-Salkić won the title at double match of ITF Tournament of Trnava (Slovakia) worth 75 000 USD.

Jugić-Salkić, paired with Czech tennis player Renata Voracov, defeated Slovak pair Jana Cepelova and Anna Karolina Schmiedel with 6:1, 6:1.

Jugić-Salkić is a 33 year-old BiH tennis player. In 2004 she was ranked 99 player of the World.

On 10 July 2006, Jugić-Salkić reached No. 59 in doubles, after winning ASB Classic in 2004 with Jelena Kostanić and Internazionali di Modena in 2005 with Yulia Beygelzimer. She also won 15 singles and 42 doubles events organized by International Tennis Federation. Jugić-Salkić represented Bosnia and Herzegovina at the 2004 Summer Olympic. During her long career, she defeated players such as Yan Zi, Victoria Azarenka, Bethanie Mattek, Sania Mirza, Anabel Medina Garrigues, Nuria Llagostera Vives and Sybille Bammer.

(D.J.)

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