08/03/2021 – The Hungarian-Russian pair broke the opponent three times in each set.
|DUBAI DUTY FREE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS (1 835 490 USD, HARD COURT), DOUBLES, ROUND 1|
|Tímea Babos, Veronika Kudermetova (Hungarian, Russian, 5)-Alexandra Krunic, Alexandra Panova (Serbian, Russian) 6:3, 6:3|
The match lasted 1 hour and 7 minutes.
Timi and Kudermetova began with a break in the 36-minute first set, but the answer was immediate. (1:1). The 5th seeds saved the fourth game from 15-40, then won three games in a row after 3:3, every time to 40.
At the beginning of the second set, Krunic and Panova led 2:0, then came a big turn. After two breaks (2:3), Timi and Kudermetova won four games. At the end, at 5:3 the Hungarian-Russian pair won their serve to 15.
In the next round Timi and Kudermetova will meet Karolína Plíšková(WTA-89) and Kristýna Plíšková (WTA-48.) from the Czech Republic.