02/02/2021 – The 12th seeded Caroline Garcia came back from 2:4 in the opening set.
|GIPPSLAND TROPHY (447 620 USD, HARD COURT), SINGLES, ROUND 2|
|Caroline Garcia (francia, 12.)-Tímea Babos (Hungarian) 6:4, 6:4|
The match lasted 1 hour and 41 minutes in Melbourne.
In the 41-minute first set Timi won her opponent’s serve to 15 in the opening game, then saved her serve from 30-40 at 3:2. Unfortunately, Garcia broke back in the eight game after 40-15. Then, she broke again at 4:5, when Timi won a single rally.
The 12th seeded Garcia broke again at the beginning of the second set, and led 3:0. Timi fought hard and won the Franch player’s serve to 0, after 3:1. In the ninth game, at 4:4 Timi had two break points, and it was decisive. Because in the next game Garcia save four game ponts and at last, she lived with the second match point.