05/04/2021 – In the second set Timi led 4:0 and 5:3, but Bouzková came back and won the match.
|VOLVO CAR OPEN (565 530 USD, GREEN CLAY), SINGLES, ROUND 1|
|Marie Bouzková (Czech, 17)-Tímea Babos (Hungarian) 6:2, 7:5|
The match lasted 1 hour and 44 minutes in Charleston.
In the third game of the 40-minute opening act Bouzková saved a total of three break points and it proved to be decisive. After that the Czech player won the opponent’s serve twice, both time to 40. She closed the set as a receiver.
Timi began very well in the second set: broke twice to 30 and won her own games too. So she led 4:0. The Bouzková came back to 4:3, when her opponent again hold her serve. Unfortunately, at 5:4 Timi lost her own game, after saving two break points after 15-40. But the Czech youngster lived with the third chance.
Then Bouzková led 6:5, when came a dramatic, 14-minute game. Timi saved four match point and had 3 game points. But she did not lived with chances. and finally, Bouzková won the fifth match point, with a brave and good drop shot.