AO 2020: defeat in Singles

22/01/2020 – Iga Świątek broke Timi a total of three times in two sets.

AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2020 (GRAND SLAM TOURNAMENT, 71 000 000 USD, HARD COURT), WOMEN’S SINGLES, ROUND 1
Iga Świątek (Polish)-Tímea Babos (Hungarian) 6:3, 6:2

 

The match lasted 1 hour and 8 minutes in Melbourne.

 

The Polish teenager started the 33-minute first set much better and quickly decided it. Świątek broke to 30 in the second game, and then, at 5:3, served almost perfect, barely losing a rally.

 

The Polish player led to 40-15 in the ninth game, and eventually winning it to 40.

 

Unfortunately, the second act did not brought a change. Świątek pulled to 4:0, broke twice this time to 30. Timi then won her serve to 40, and came her only break chance. The Polish player defended her serve and her opponent won a game to 15.

 

In the end, in the last game, Świątek brought the own serve to 15 after 40-0, so she finished the match.