WTA Tianjin main draw reached for Sara Errani. The Italian player, who dropped to 281st spot in the WTA Rankings, defeated the World No. 124 Xinyun Han by 6-3 6-2 after an hour and 16 minutes in the qualifying final round.
It was a solid performance by Errani, who was broken only once during the match and broke Han thrice. Errani, who had overcome Xiaodi You by 6-1 6-2 in the first round, will face one between Kristie Ahn, Yulia Putintseva, Shuai Peng, Sara Sorribes Tormo, Kateryna Kozlova, Su-Wei Hsieh in the main draw.
Tianjin is the first tournament Errani plays since Washington. From there, she got a two-month doping ban due to Letrozole use and her points and prize money earned from February to Roland Garros were revoked. In November she will play three WTA 125K events in a row.