16/06/2021 – Timi won in two sets against the Australian opponent.
|NOTTINGHAM TROPHY (100 000 USD + H, GRASS), SINGLES, ROUND 1|
|Tímea Babos (Hungarian, 8)-Maddison Inglis (Australian) 6:4, 6:3|
The match lasted 1 hour and 21 minutes.
In the 45-minute first set, Timi defended her serve in a big battle after 1:1, with several equals, and then with that momentum broke into 15 in the fourth game. Then came the turn: Inglis won her opponent’s serve for 30 and then brought her own.
After that, the 28-year-old Hungarian player led to 40-0 in the eighth game as a receiver, but unfortunately the result was soon 4:4. It didn’t break Timi, she smoothly took the lead again and then broke for 15 again. So the second act come.
Inglis started the second set better: she lost one rally in each of the first two games, leading to 2:0. Fortunately, the match changed a lot after that! Even after 1:2 and 3:2, Timi won her opponent’s serve to 30 and then led to 5:2. In the end, the Hungarian player lost only one ball in the last game, making it into the last 16.
Timi’s next opponent will be Emma Raducanu.
The British player (Born: 13 November, 2002) is 361st in the World Rankings, with a career best position of 333rd (March 9, 2020). So far, she has won 3 ITFs in Singles.