08/11/2019 – Thje 2nd seeded Chinese player served and received better.
|SHENZHEN LONGHUA OPEN 2019 (100 000 USD, HARD COURT), SINGLES, QUARTER-FINAL|
|Lin Zhu (Chinese, 2)-Tímea Babos (Hungarian, 5) 6:2, 6:2|
The match lasted 1 hour and 24 minutes.
At the start of the first 42-minute first set, Timi was in the lead, winning her opponent’s serve to 0, leading to 2:0. After this, Zhu did not lose the ball as a receiver, then brought her serve from 0-40.
The local player broke her opponent in the fifth game after a score of 40-15. She hold three server’s advantages, and used the fourth breakball. Zhu then lost a total of one rally until the end of the set.
At the beginning of the second set, Timi was still fought. In the second game, the Chinese player saved her serve from 0-40, then broke to 40. Timi immediately answered with a winning game to 0, but then again, Zhu was more accurate.
The home player broke to 30 then to 40, and won the last game to 0.
Timi is set to finish the 2019 season in Taiwan next week athe the 125 000 USD event.