Defeat in the Eastbourne semifinal

Defeat in the Eastbourne semifinal

24/06/2016 – The Taiwanese double won in three sets against Timi and Shvedova.

 

AEGON INTERNATIONAL (776 878 USD, GRASS), DOUBLES, SEMIFINAL
Hao-Ching Chan, Yung-Jan Chan (Taiwanese, 2)- Tímea Babos, Yaroslava Shvedova (Hungarian, Kazakh, 4) 6:1, 1:6, 10-6

 

“It was an Interestingly formed match, We can learn a lot from this. When you’re playing as it should, you won the set 6:1, then the tie-break was such as…It’s a waste. Fortunately, there will be no Champions Tie-Break at Wimbledon. Overall, it was a positive week for Me” – said Timi.

 

The match lasted 59 minutes.

 

In the first, 23-minute set Timi and Shvedova had two break points in the opening game, but without success. Then the Taiwanese pair took the total control and jumped to a 5:0 lead, they broke the opponent to 0 and to 30. The Hungarian-Kazakh duo won the sixth game, but they had a little chance for a big tourn-around.

 

In the seventh game Timi and Shvedova saved three set points, but the fourth was crucial.

 

The 24-minute second act brought great change! Timi and Shvedova served and received very well, this time they had a 5:0 lead. They won the opponent’s serve to 15 and 30. The Chan Sisters won az easy game after 5:0, but they didn’t have a chance as a receivers.

 

In the decisive tie-break Timi and Shvedova twice led with a break (3-2, 5-4), but after that the Taiwanese pair played better and better. They easily reached the Eastbourne final.