US Open 2019: confident start in doubles

US Open 2019: confident start in doubles

30/08/2019 – Timi and Kristina Mladenovic won the opponent’s serve a total of five times.

US OPEN (57 238 700 USD, GRAND SLAM TOURNAMENT, HARD COURT), WOMEN’S DOUBLES, ROUND 1
Tímea Babos, Kristina Mladenovic (Hungarian, French, 1)-Jessica Moore, Giuliana Olmos (Australian, Mexican) 6:3, 6:2

 

The match lasted 62 minutes in New York.

 

In the 29-minute first set, Timi and Kiki Mladenovic won the opponent’s serve to 30 after 1:1, and hold that lead until 5:3. Then, the Hungarian-French pair broke again to 30, after 30-15.

 

The second set was close, with several twists and turns. Timi and her partner broke Moore and Olmos to 30, but after that, thely lost their own game. The answer came immediately, the Hungarian-French pair won the opponent’s serve to 15. Then they saved their serve from two break points.

 

Timi and Kiki Mladenovic broke again to 30 after 5:2, so they finished the match.

 

In the next round the Hungarian-French pair will meet Ekaterina Alexandrova and Oksana Kalashnikova.

 

The Russian player (born: 15 November, 1994) is 129th in the World Rankings, has a career best position of 125th (The 5 August, 2019). So far, Alexandrova has won 1 WTA Tour and 3 ITF tournaments in doubles.

 

The Georgian player (born: 5 September, 1990) is 60th in the World Rankings, has a career best position of 43rd (13 June, 2016). So far, Kalashnikova has won 4 WTA Tour, 1 WTA125s and 25 ITF events in this genre.