Nice victory in the Birmingham qualies

Nice victory in the Birmingham qualies

14/06/2015 – Timi won in two sets against Urszula Radwanska in the first round of the qualies at the 731 000 USD WTA tournament in Birmingham.

The match lasted 73 minutes.


Timea Babos (Hungarian, 12)-Urszula Radwanska (Polish) 6:3, 6:3


“What a day in the “office” !!! Yesterday our match was canceled because of rain, so today I had to play two. I won the first 6:3, 6:3 against Radwanska, and then my next match also took place in the afternoon. We left the court at 4:4 because of rain, then again two hours later we were on the pitch. We managed to reach 6:6, but then We finished for Sunday because of the bad weather. Tennis is an interesting sport … “– sayd Timi.


On Sunday Timi started well against Radwanska and she controlled the match very well. In the 40-minute opening set she saved a break point at 2:2, then she broke the Polish player at 4:3 to 30. Then Timi won her next service game to 0.


At the beginning of the second set both player lost the own serve, and after that we saw a close match. But Timi played well organized and broke her opponent after 3:3 to 30. Then the 22-year old Hungarian player broke again Radwanska at 5:3, so she finished the match.


Timi’s opponent in the second qualifying round will be Mariana Duque-Marino on Sunday afternoon.


The 25-year old Colombian player is ranked 98th, her career best was 90 (28 October 2013). So far she has won 1 WTA and 17 ITF event in singles. This season she was a semifinalist in Medellin (Colombia, 50 000 USD, clay), in Bogota (Colombia, 250 000 USD, clay) and Marseille (France, 100,000 USD, clay).


Timi already met twice this year Duque-Marino: in Monterrey she won 6:3, 6:2 in the second round of the qualifiers, while she lost 6:4, 6:7, 6:3 in the first round in Bogota.


On Sunday Timi and Duque-Marino finished at 6:6 (1-3), because of rain.