Defeat in the QF in Biarritz

Defeat in the QF in Biarritz

10/07/2014 – Timi lost the quarterfinal at the 100 000 USD ITF tournament against the former doubles partner Mandy Minella in three sets.

The match lasted one hour and 51 minutes.

 

OPEN GDF SUEZ DE BIARRITZ (100 000 USD, CLAY), SINGLES, QUARTERFINAL
Mandy Minella (Luxembourgish, 7)-Timea Babos (Hungarian, 3), 6:3, 5:7, 6:0

 

At the beginning of the 31-minute first set Timi quickly broke her rival, but after 3:1 Minella won five games in a row. The Luxembourgish player twice broke to 30, then to 40.

 

In the 46-minute second set Timi again had a 3:1 lead, but Minella this time won three games in a row. The 21-year old Hungarian player then equalized to 4:4, then broke her rival. Minella broke back, but after that Timi won two games and reached the final set.

 

But in the third set the Hungarian player was tired, her serves were not good. Minella played very well and lived with the chances, and reached the quarterfinal.