16/06/2021 – Timi and Arina Rodionova won in two sets in Round 1.
|NOTTINGHAM TROPHY (100 000 USD + H, GRASS), DOUBLES, ROUND 1|
|Tímea Babos, Arina Rodionova (Hungarian, Australian, 1)-Lin Zhu, Valeria Savinyikh (Chinese, Russian) 6:2, 6:3|
The match lasted 1 hour and 2 minutes.
In the 30-minute first set the Hungarian-Australian pair began with a break to 30. Then, at 2:0 the opponent saved 2 break points. Timi and Rodionova served well, and after 4:2 they won the opponent’s game to 30.
The 1st seeds won their serve to 30, finishing the opening act.
At the beginning of the second set, Timi and her partner could not hold the first break, but after 2:2 they played better. They won the rival’s serve to 15, then broke to 15 at 5:3.
In the next round Timi and Arina Rodionova will meet Jamie Loeb (USA, WTA-149) and Christina McHale (USA, WTA-116).