Birmingham Classic 2018: Day 4 – Highlights

Women’s Highlights

 

Single’s: Ashleigh Barty vs Oceane Dodin

Result: Ashleigh Barty defeated Oceane Dodin by 6-4, 6-3.

Highlights:

  • What a breathtaking performance it was from Ashleigh throughout the match against Oceane Dodin.
  • Ashleigh won the first set by 6-4 as Dodin lost the last two points on her serve.

  • In the second set Ashleigh Barty took the lead but Oceane managed to level the score at 3-3 after some time.

  • At last, Ashleigh Barty sealed the win by 6-3 and will now face Julia Gorges of Germany in the next round of Birmingham Classic 2018.

 

Single’s: Garbine Muguruza vs Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova

Result: Garbine Muguruza defeated Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova by 6-1, 6-2.

Highlights:

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  • A sensational performance was witnessed today by the Spaniard, Garbine Muguruza against Anastasia in the two sets.
  • The first set started and Garbine took the lead in a very less amount of time.

  • Anastasia was only able to make 1 point in the first set as Garbine sealed the victory by 6-1.
  • The next set started and this time the Russian opened the scoring but Garbine recovered the points at a very fast pace.

  • After a long fight between the two, Garbine successfully won the set by 6-2 and booked her name into the next round.
  • Garbine Muguruza will face Barbora Strycova in her next match of Birmingham Classic 2018.

 

Single’s: Barbora Strycova vs Jennifer Brady

Result: Barbora Strycova defeated Jennifer Brady by 3-6, 7-5, 6-3.

Highlights:

  • Even though, Barbora faced defeat in the first set against Jennifer Brady but she managed to win the next two sets.
  • The first set started and Barbora took the lead on her serve.
  • The American star, Jennifer, came in action and won the entire set by 3-6.
  • The second set started and again Jennifer Brady took the lead but Barbora soon came back in action and recovered the lead after some time.

  • At last, Jennifer lost the set as she failed to score three points on her serve.
  • Now it was all down to the third set. Barbora opened the scoring this time and extended the lead big enough for Jennifer.

  • In the end, Barbora claimed the victory by 6-3 as Jennifer again lost two points on the serve.
  • Barbora will face Garbine Muguruza in her next match of Birmingham Classic 2018.

 

Single’s: Petra Martic vs CoCo Vandeweghe

Result: Petra Martic defeated CoCo Vandeweghe by 6-3, 6-2.

Highlights:

  • The first set started and CoCo Vandeweghe took the lead in a very less time.
  • On the other hand, Petra Martic recovered the points and eventually claimed the victory in the first set by 6-3.
  • In the second set, Petra took opened the scoring and extended his lead to 5-2.
  • Ultimately, CoCo failed to chase her and lost the second set too by 6-2.  

  • However, the Croatian, Petra Martic made a total of 4 aces in the match against Coco who made only 0 aces.
  • Petra Martic will now face Mihaela Buzarnescu in the next round of Birmingham Classic 2018.

 

Single’s: Daria Kasatkina vs Kristyna Pliskova

Result: Daria Kasatkina defeated Kristyna Pliskova by 3-6, 7-5, 6-4.

Highlights:

  • An exquisite performance was witnessed between Daria and Pliskova in all the sets.
  • Kristyna took the lead in the first set and kept on extending it at a fast pace.
  • However, Daria managed to recover some points but she eventually lost the first by 6-3.

  • The second set started after a short break and this time the 21-year old, Daria opened the scoring.
  • Both the players gave their best until the score reached 5-5.
  • Finally, Kristyna Pliskova lost the set by 7-5 as she failed to score points on her serve.

  • The match now came to the decisive set. Although, Kristyna took the lead but Daria recovered soon and ultimately won the set by 6-4.
  • Daria Kasatkina will face Lesia Tsurenko in her next match of Birmingham Classic 2018.

 

Single’s: Petra Kvitova vs Johanna Konta

Result: Petra Kvitova defeated Johanna Konta by 6-3, 6-4.

Highlights:

  • The Czech Tennis player, Petra Kvitova opened the scoring of the first set and kept on building the lead.
  • Johanna struggled hard but she only managed to recover a few points against Kvitova.

  • Petra won the first set by 6-3 after scoring the last points on her serve.
  • Johanna took the lead in the next set but Petra recover the points at a very fast pace.

  • The score was levelled at 4-4 but soon Petra Kvitova grabbed the next two points and sealed her place into the next round.
  • Petra Kvitova will play against Daria Gavrilova in her upcoming match of Birmingham Classic 2018.

 

Single’s: Mihaela Buzarnescu vs Timea Babos

Result: Mihaela Buzarnescu defeated Timea Babos by 6-3, 4-6, 6-0.

Highlights:

  • An outstanding performance was seen on the court today between Mihaela and Timea in all the three sets.
  • Although, Timea Babos opened the scoring but she wasn’t really able to extend her lead large enough for Mihaela.

  • Buzarnescu recovered the lead in a couple of minutes and eventually won the set too by 6-3.
  • In the second set, it was Mihaela who took the lead but Timea Babos came back in action and recovered the points at a very fast pace.

  • Finally, Timea Babos won the second set by 6-4 and the match came to the third and decisive set of the match.

  • What a sensational win in the third set it was from Mihaela Buzarnescu as she didn’t let Timea Babos to score a single point against her.
  • Mihaela Buzarnescu will now face Petra Martic in the next round of Birmingham Classic 2018.

 

Single’s: Julia Gorges vs Maria Sakkari

Result: Julia Gorges defeated Maria Sakkari by 6-4, 6-4.

Highlights:

  • Although, Maria Sakkari opened the scoring of the first set but she wasn’t quite able to extend her lead.

  • Julia recovered the points in a couple of minutes and ultimately won the set by 6-4.
  • Maria again took the lead in the second set but again Julia Gorges chased her and the score 5-3 with Julia leading upfront.
  • Finally, Maria faced defeat by 6-4 and didn’t make it to the next round.

  • However, Julia made a total of 7 aces as compared to Maria who didn’t score a single ace in the match.
  • Julia Gorges will now face Ashleigh Barty in her next match of Birmingham Classic 2018.

 

Single’s: Dalila Jakupovic vs Elise Mertens

Result: Dalila Jakupovic defeated Elise Mertens by 3-6, 7-6(7), 6-1.

Highlights:

  • Although, Dalila faced defeat in the first set but she won the next two and booked her name into the next round.
  • Dalila opened the scoring of the first set but wasn’t able to extend it large enough for Elise Mertens.

  • On the other hand, Elise recovered the points after some time and eventually won the set by 6-3.
  • Both the players struggled hard to win the second set but it came to a tie-breaker after the score was levelled at 6-6.
  • However, Dalila got lucky and won the set on the tie-break as she lost less points than Elise Mertens on the serve.

  • Now it was all down to the third set of the match. Dalila not only took the lead but won the set by 6-1.
  • Dalila Jakupovic will now face Naomi Osaka in her next match of Birmingham Classic 2018.


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