16/08/2019 – Timi broke the opponent twice in each set.
|ODLUM BROWN VANOPEN (100 000 USD, HARD COURT), SINGLES, QUARTER-FINAL|
|Tímea Babos (Hungarian)-Priscilla Hon (Australian) 6:2, 6:3|
The match lasted 64 minutes in Vancouver.
It was the third 2019 meeting of the players and it was the smoothest victory from one of them.
Hon led 2:1 in the 27-minute first set, when came the decisive change. The very stable Hungarian player broke to 30 after 2:2, she lived with the second chance.
Then Timi won her serve to 0, and in the seventh game she lost only a single rally as a receiver. After that, she hold her own game to 30.
At the beginning of the second set, after 1:1 the Hungarian player broke her opponent to 30 again, and hold easily that lead till 4:3. Then came the decisive game. Hon had a total of three break points, but without success. Finally, the Hungarian player hold her serve, then broke her opponent after 30-0.
Timi’s opponent in the semifinal will be the 3rd seeded Sara Sorribes Tormo.
The Spanish player (born: 8 October, 1996) is 89th in the World Rankings, she has a career best position of 64th (10 June, 2019). So far, Sorribes Tormo has won 7 ITF tournaments.