08/08/2019 – The Hugarian-Estonian pair came back from a break down in the second set.
|ROGERS CUP (2 830 000 USD, HARD COURT), DOUBLES, ROUND 2|
|Tímea Babos, Anett Kontaveit (Hungarian, Estonian)-Darija Jurak, Maria José Martínez Sánchez (Croatian, Spanish) 6:2, 7:6 (7-3)|
The match lasted 77 minutes.
In the 30-minute opening act Timi and Anett Kontaveit broke 15 after 1:1 and lost only a single rally in the fifth game. At 4:1, they saved their serve from 30-40, so it was not a problem, that the opponent came back from two set points after 5:1.
Timi and her partner won the next game to 30.
At the beginning of the second set, the Croatian-Spanish pair led 2:0, but immediately it was 2:2. After 4:4, Jurak and Martínez Sánchez saved a break point. Soon came the tie-break.
Timi and Anett Kontaveit won three receiving points, so they easily advanced to the QF.
The Hungarian-Estonain pair will meet the second seeded Gabriela Dabrowski (Canada) and Yifan Xu (China).