US Open 2015: close match and defeat in WD

US Open 2015: close match and defeat in WD

07/09/2015 – Timi and Kristina Mladenovic lost in 2 hour and 3 minutes against Lara Arruabarrena and Andreja Klepac in the 3rd round of the US Open.

US OPEN (GRAND SLAM EVENT, HARD COURT), WOMEN’S DOUBLES, 3RD ROUND
Lara Arruabarrena, Andreja Klepac (Spanish, Slovenian, 15)-Timea Babos, Kristina Mladenovic (Hungarian, French, 3) 6:4, 4:6, 6:4

 

“Today we did not play well. None of us … The opponent was better, they lived with their chances. I’m sad, I hoped for better results at the US Open. But unfortunately tennis is like that … “– said Timi.

 

Unfortunately, the third seed Hungarian-French double this time could not live with the chances. In the 34-minute first set they lost a total of three break points. At 2:1 they had two, at 2:3 they had one chance the won the opponent’s service ga,e. And it was crucial…Arruabarrena and Klepac broke the rival at 2:2, they used the second break point after 0-40.

 

And the Spanish-Slovenian duo won the tenth game, at 5:4 to 0…

 

The 41-minute second set brought a big change, this time the serve was not a huge “weapon”. Timi and Mladenovic twice came back from a break down, after 2:0, and 3:2.

 

Then, at 5:4 the Hungarian-French pair led 40-0 as a receiver, and they used the third chance.

 

Unfortunately, at the beginning of the final set Timi and Mladenovic quickly lost their service game, so they must fight for the survival. At 3:2 they had three break points, but without success.

 

The Spanish-Slovenian duo then won the opponent’s service game and led 5:2. Then the third seed pair broke the opponent and came back to 5:4.

 

But Arruabarrena and Klepac hold the next service game to 15, they finished the match easily.