21/06/2016 – On Tuesday the 23-year old Hungarian player will began the doubles event in Eastbourne.
|AEGON INTERNATIONAL (776 878 USD, GRASS), SINGLES, 2ND ROUND|
|Petra Kvitova (Czech, 5)-Tímea Babos (Hungarian) 6:4, 7:6 (7-5)|
“Now I’m little sorry for the draw, although I rarely say that! I felt, that I played very well today. It was the case last week, also. Then Madison Keys won the tournament, after she beat Me in the first round. In Eastbourne I started against Giorgi, who plays well on grass, then came the double Wimbledon Champion, Kvitova. Sometimes, she plays badly, but this times she played well. I’m sorry for this match. But once again it was super fun to play on a sold-out center court”- said Timi.
The match lasted 1 hour 48 minutes.
Timi played a very close encounter against the Czech star. The 48-minute first set was decided with little things for the favour of Kvitova. Till 4:4, Timi served better and she had break point at 2:1, then at 3:2. But without success, and later it proved decisive.
In the ninth game, Kvitova had two break points after 15-40-, and she won the first. After that, she saved her service game from 15-40, and she finished the set with great shots.
At the beginning of the second act Kvitova broke her opponent after 30-0, but Timi equalized immediately. After 4:3, the Hungarian youngster had another break point, but her opponent saved the game. Then Timi hold her service game, after saving a total of four break points.
Soon came the tie-break, which was also interesting. Kvitova twice led with a break, but Timi came back with strong desire. The Hungarian player fought with great heart, but she couldn’t hold her serve at 6-5. So, the double Wimbledon Champion reached the last 16 at the Aegon International.