04/10/2020 – Third time in a row in Paris.
|ROLAND GARROS 2020 (GRAND SLAM TOURNAMENT, 35 025 914 EURO, CLAY), WOMEN’S DOUBLES, ROUND 3|
|Tímea Babos, Kristina Mladenovic (magyar, francia, 2.)-Andreea Mitu, Patricia Maria Tig (Romanian) 6:2, 6:3|
The match lasted 1 hour and 8 minutes in Paris.
Timi and Kiki jumped to a 5:0 lead, with two breaks to 40. The Hungarian-French pari constantly played better behint the szerves, saving a break point in the opening game, then winning to 30 and to 0.
After 5:0 Mitu and Tag lost one gally in two games, so it has 5:2…Timi and Kristina Mladenovic broke to 15, finishing the first set.
The second seeds decided the second set at the beginning. They saved their own game from 15-40 at 1:1, then broke the Romanian opponent to 40. The sequel did not bring excitement, the Hungarian-French pair won the last game to 15.
The Second seeds reach the quarter-final in 2018, last year hey remained unbeaten.
In this year’s QF Timi and Kiki will mert Marta Kostyuk and Aliaksandra Sasnovich.
The Ukrainian Player (28 June 2002) is 272nd at the World Rankings in Doubles, has a career best posztion of 260th (9 March 2020). So far, Kostyuk has won 2 ITFs in this genre.
Sasnovich (Born: 22 March 1994) is 56th at the World Rankings, with a Carter best posztion of 45th (5 November 2019). So far, she has von 7 ITFs in Doubles. Last year Sasnovich was quarter-finalist at the US Open with Viktoria Kuzmova (Slovakia).