Defeat in doubles in Birmingham

Defeat in doubles in Birmingham

Due to Yaroslava Shvedova’s Mallorcan appearance Timi played with Oksana Kalashnikova.

 

AEGON CLASSIC (846 000 USD), DOUBLES, 1ST ROUND
Johanna Konta, Elina Svitolina (British, Ukrainian)-Tímea Babos, Oksana Kalashnikova (Hungarian, Georgian) 2:6, 6:3, 10-1

 

The match lasted 1 hour 5 minutes.

 

Because the bad weather, of the almost constant rain the schedule of the event was in a slip. So, that doubles match was played indoor instead of outdoor and grass.

 

In the 25-minute opening act the Hungarian-Georgian duo broke the opponent twice and served well. But then came the turn-around. At the beginning of the 32-minute second set Konta and Svitolina broke once and they hold that lead until the end.

 

In the deciding tie-break Timi and Kalashnikova won the first rally, but after that they had no chance.

 

The Hungarian youngster next week will play in Eastbourne at the Aegon International.

 

The abbreviation Timi Klasnyikova and scored the first points, but there was no chance then.

The 23-year-old Hungarian players in Eastbourne next week to enter the field.