Ortisei: victory in Round 2

Ortisei: victory in Round 2

24/11/2021 – Timi reach the QF in Italy.

 

RAIFFEISEN ITF DAMEN 2021 VAL GARDENA – SUDTIROL (25 000 USD, INDOOR CARPET), SINGLES, ROUND 2
Tímea Babos (Hungarian, 3)-Diāna Marcinkēviča (Latvian) 6:4, 6:4

 

The match lasted 1 hour and 41 minutes.

 

At the beginning of the 44-minute opening set, the Hungarian player won her opponent’s serve to 30, then saved her own game at 3:2 from 15-40. In the 8th game Marcinkēviča lost one rally as a receiver, but the answer came immediately.

 

Timi broke to 30, then won her serve after 30-40.

 

Timi broke her opponent to 0 in the first game of the second set. Marcinkēviča came back to 3:3, breaking to 30. But she could not be happy for long time.

 

Timi led 40-0 as a receiver, and won two rallies after 40-40. At the 5:4, the Hungarian player won her serve to 30, finishing the match, also.

 

Timi’s next opponent will be the 5th seeded Susan Bandecchi.

 

The Swiss player (born: 1 July, 1998) is 195th at the World Rankings, with a career best position of 194th (16 November, 2021). So far, she has won 3 ITFs in Singles.

 

Few weeks ago, in the semifinal of the 25 000 USD ITF tournament in Hamburg Timi wpn 6:4, 7:5 against Bandecchi.