Iaila

Iaila

 

the main ridge in the Crimean mountain system, with elevations to 1,545 m at Mount Roman-Kosh. The Iaila has steep southern and gentle northern slopes. Plateau-like surfaces predominate in the west, including the Ai-Petri Iaila, Ialta Iaila, Nikita Iaila, and Babugan-Iaila. The east has isolated massifs, including Chatyrdag, Demerdzhi-Iaila, and Karabi-Iaila, with elevations to 700 m. The ridge is composed mainly of limestones. The slopes have mountain-forest landscapes, mediterranean in the south, and the peaks have karst landscapes, some bare and some half-covered with turf.

The word iaila is also the common name for summer mountain pastures in the Crimea.

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Xeniya and Alina staved off a late surge from Egyptian top seeds Iaila Elnimr and Habiba Lasheen to win 6-4, 5-7, [10-5] in their final.
In the girls' doubles, number one seeds Habiba Lasheen and Iaila Elnimr of Egypt will face off with second seeds Xeniya Prokopchuk of Ukraine and Alina Zubkova of Belarus in their final encounter.
In the girls' doubles, top-ranked Egyptian pairing Iaila Elnimr and Habiba Lasheen battle the third-seeded Cyprus-India pair of Maria Stylianou and Sanjana Sudhir in one semi-final.
Fourth seed Alina Zubkova of Belarus (425th in the world amongst girls), fifth seed Sanjana Sudhir of India (440th) and eighth seed Iaila Elnimr of Egypt (783rd) were all opening day upsets.