Opening round defeat in Nuremberg

Opening round defeat in Nuremberg

18/05/2015 – The World No98 Lara Arruabarrena won in two sets against Timi (83) in the opening round of the 250 000 USD WTA tournament in Nuremberg.

The match lasted 1 hour 17 minutes.


Lara Arruabarrena (Spain)-Tímea Babos (Hungarian) 6:2, 7:5


The Spanish player is ranked only 98th, but this year she has been celebrated many great victories. Indian Wells won the then-world No. 45th Magdalena Rybarikova (6:0, 6:1), then she defeated the World No26 Samantha Stosur (6:3, 3:6, 6:4) in Charleston. In Marrakech came the next two big victory: against Kurumi Nara (World No52, 7:6, 6:4) and Monica Puig (WTA 47, 7:5, 6:2).


In Nuremberg in the 31-minute first set Timi keep the “distance” with the opponent till 2:2. The Arruabarrena broke her opponent after a great battle to 40. Then after 4:2 she won again Timi’s service game, this time to 30.In the eight game the young Spaniars lost only two rally.


In the second set, Timi came back after 0:2, but then lost serve again. In the next game the 22-year old Hungarian player broke back, but after 5:5 she lost her service game again…


In the last game Arruabarrena hold her service game to 30.