31/10/2013 – In the second set Timi came back twice from a break down, but she won in two sets against Alexandra Mueller.
The first seed Hungarian player will meet Ons Jabeur in the quarterfinal.
|TEVLIN WOMEN’S CHALLENGER (50 000 USD, INDOOR), SINGLES, 2ND ROUND|
|Timea Babos (Hungarian, 1)-Alexandra Mueller (USA) 6:2, 7:5|
In the first round the World No 95 Hungarian player won 6:1, 6:4 against Nicole Rottmann and she was the favourite int he last 16. Because her opponent was the World No 411, who can be happy with the second round of the 50 000 USD tournament.
In the 31-minute first set Timi easily lived with her chances. She broke first time Mueller at 2:1 to 30. Int he eight game she won her rival’s serve again, this time for 0, so she had a set advantage.
The second set was much closer . The 25- year-old American broke her rival int he first game, but Timi equalized immediately. The first seed of the tournament had a break point at 4:3, but did not use this chance then lost her serve to 30…
Mueller serving for the set, but Timi broke to 30, and at 6:5 she finished the match as a receiver.
The Hungarian player ‘s next opponent will be Ons Jabeur, who last week won the tournament in Saguenay. The Tunisian player celebrated a 7:6, 4:6, 6:1 triumph against Timi in the semifinal.