Favourites held well on to their seedings on the first day of Planeetta Internet Dunlop Cup.
Alina Tuzlukova from St. Petersburg managed to overcome first Helsinki and Talihalli based Sari Ahlblad  and then Hanna Rusila  from Espoo in tight encounters in the ladies’ elite draw. Teammate Aleksandr Shilov gatecrashed to the semifinals in the men’s second draw with a determined five gamer against up and coming Espoo youngster Touko Juntunen . Experienced Timo Tulonen from Helsinki upset Espoo’s Tapio Koivu  in the men's third draw also in five fierce games.
Sunday morning starts off with two special streaming treats from the elite draws. Emilia Korhonen  faces Alina Tuzlukova at 10AM, followed by Jami Äijänen  vs. Kristian Rautiainen  at 10.30AM.
As they say in Talihalli, stay tuned!