Defeat in the semifinal in Rabat

Defeat in the semifinal in Rabat

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29/04/2016 – After a great battle, the 2015 Roland Garros semifinalist was better and more accurate in the end of the first and second set.

 

GP DE SAR LA PRINCESSE LALLA MERYEM (250 000 USD, CLAY), SINGLES, SEMIFINAL
Timea Bacsinszky (Swiss, 1)-Tímea Babos (Hungarian, 5) 6:4, 7:5

 

“Unfortunately, in this game I did not play aggressively enough, so therefore I didn’t lived with most of my chances. Of course, the task was not easy, because I think my opponent played with a good tactics. I learned a lot this week, there is still a lot of opportunity in my clay court tennis. I hope that in the coming weeks I will improve my game. Tomorrow I will travel to Madrid, and on Sunday I have the next match. And against Suarez Navarro, who is a great player, especially on clay. Nice challenge, for sure “– said Timi.

 

The match lasted 1 hour 47 minutes.

 

Timi was close to a huge surprise, but the much more experienced Tímea Bacsinszky played more accurately in the most important moments. And it was worth for the Rabat final.

 

In the 49-minute first set Timi fought back twice from a break behind, and at 4:4 she led 40-15 behind the serves. But, it was not enough. Bacsinszky came back, firstly equalized, then with a powerful tennis she broke her opponent. And few moments later, the Swiss player won the opening act.

 

Timi also fought hard in the second set, she tried everything. After 2:2, the 22-year old Hungarian player lost her service game, but she immediately came back. But unfortunately, her serves were not as good as always.

 

Timi lost her service game after 4:4, but she again came back. But, Bacsinszky broke her opponent again, after a great tennis.

 

But, it was not the end. In the next game Timi had two break points. She had a chance for 6:6, but she couldn’t lived with it. Bacsinszky came back, and finished the semifinal in Rabat.