02/10/2015 – Wang Yafan won in 2 hours and 3 minutes in the opening round of the qualies.
|CHINA OPEN (6 157 160 USD, HARD COURT), SINGLES, QUALIFYING, 1ST ROUND|
|Wang Yafan (Chinese)-Tímea Babos (Hungarian, 10.) 3:6, 6:4, 6:1|
The Hungarian player was the favourite of the match and she began very well. She quickly jumped to a 5:0 lead, and she had a set point as a receiver. Wang saved it, then another in the next game. After that the local player won another game (5:3)…
Timi was still able to close off the first set, but this was the last time in this match, when she was really happy…In the second set she lost a break advantage, after 4:2 she couldn’t won a game.
In the second act Wang broke twice, she saved a total of eight break points. In the third set she broke another two times, and she must not save a break point…
Timi will play doubles in Beijing, with Kristina Mladenovic. The Hungarian-French pair is the fourth seed double, they will begin in the second round. The opponent will be in the last 16 Garbine Muguruza and Carla Suarez Navarro (both Spanish) or Klaudia Jans-Ignacik (Polish) and Anastasia Rodionova (Australian).