19/06/2021 – Timi and Vera Zvonareva won in two sets, again.
|SERBIA LADIES OPEN (250 000 USD, CLAY), DOUBLES, QUARTER-FINAL:|
|Tímea Babos, Vera Zvonareva (Hungarian, Russian, 2)-Natela Dzalamidze, Irina Khromacheva (Russian) 6:1, 6:4|
The match lasted 1 hour and 10 minutes in Belgrade.
In the 27-minute first set the Hungarian-Russian pair won five game in a row, after 1:1. Timi and her partner broke the opponent twice, both times to 30. Then, they hold their serve to 40, at 5:1.
The second set was much more interesting, with full of twists. Timi and Vera Zvonareva led 2:0, then the opponent broke to 30. After 2:2, the second seeds won the opponent game to 40, then few minutes later came a long rain delay, at 4:2.
At the sequel, Timi and Vera Zvonareva easily hold the break advantage, so they reach the last four.
The Hungarian-Russian pair’s opponent in the semifinal will be Alexandra Krunic (Serbia, WTA-64) and Nina Stojanovic (Serbia, WTA-58).