Good start in doubles too in Moscow

Good start in doubles too in Moscow

Flushing Meadows, 2016. augusztus 30. Babos Tímea az osztrák Barbara Haas ellen játszott mérkõzésen az amerikai nemzetközi teniszbajnokság nõi egyesének elsõ fordulójában a New York állambeli Flushing Meadowsban 2016. augusztus 30-án. (MTI/AP/Seth Wenig)

18/10/2016 – Timi and Pavlyuchenkova came back three times from a break down in the opening set.

 

KREMLIN CUP (823 888 USD, INDOOR CARPET), DOUBLES, 1ST ROUND
Timea Babos, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (Hungarian, Russian)-Anastasia Rodionova, Olga Savchuk (Australian, Ukrainian, 4) 7:6 (7-4) 6:4

 

The match lasted 1 hour 35 minutes.

 

The Hungarian-Russian pair fought hard in the 51-minute first set and it brought results as well. Timi and Pavlyuchenkova were in a break down three times, and they came back three times. Last time, when the opponent served for the opening act at 5:4.

 

The first set was decided in the tie-break. Timi and her partner came back from a break after 2-3, thanks to three receiving points.

 

At the beginning of the second set there were a quick break battle. The Hungarian-Russian won the opponent’s serve after 2:2, and it was decisive. Timi and Pavlyuchenkova hold that lead, and after 5:4 they easily won the last game to 15.

 

The Hungarian-Russian will meet Paula Kania (Polish, WTA-76.) and Danka Kovinic (Montenegrin, WTA-94.).