06/07/2019 Timi and Kiki Mladenovic broke the opponent twice in both sets.
|WIMBLEDON (38 000,000 GBP, GRAND SLAM TOURNAMENT, GRASS), LADIES’ DOUBLES, ROUND 2|
|Tímea Babos, Kristina Mladenovic (Hungarian, French, 1)-Jennifer Brady, Allison Riske (USA) 6:2, 6:2|
The match lasted 62 minutes in Wimbledon.
This year’s Australian Open semifinal was repeated, and the winner was the same. In Melbourne, Timi and Kristina Mladenovic won 6:4, 6:2, now the match was even clearer.
Due to the serious illness of a female fan, the schedule of the Court 12 was seriously delayed, but it did not really disturb the Hungarian-French double. On the other side, Alison Riske took a longer break after a dramatic and successful singles match.
In the 33-minute first set, the Hungarian-French pair played more accurately, was not able to take advantage of two break chances in the opening game, but after 1:1 they won the opponent’s serve to 15. Timi and Kiki translated the next game from 30-40 and did not lose a rally as a receiver.
After 4:1, the first seeds saved their serve from a break point, and did not lose a rally int he eight game.
In the second set, Brady and Riske saved their serve from 30-40 in the third game, but after that they had no reason for joy. Timi and Kiki Mladenovic broke to 40 after 2:2 and then in seventh game thex won the opponent’s serve to 30. At the end, the French player won her service game to 15.
The next opponent of Timi and Mladenovic will be Alizé Cornet from France and Petra Martić from Croatia.
The French player (born: 22 January, 1990) is 114th in the World Rankings, has a career best position of 59th (7 March, 2011). So far, Cornet has won 3-3 WTA Tour and ITFs in this genre.
The Croatian player (born: 19 January, 1991) is 120th in the World Rankings, with a career best position of 53rd (17 March, 2014). So far, Martić has won 1 WTA125s and 5 ITF tournaments in doubles.
This year int he 2nd round of the Roland Garros Timi and Kiki Mladenovic won 7:5, 6:1 against the French-Croatian double.