Sensation at the expense of the favourites

Sensation at the expense of the favourites

Great sensation happened in the first round of the tournament in Memphis in doubles. Unfortunately at the expense of the Czech pair Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka. First seeded pair of tournament was defeated by little-known pair Gabriela Dabrowski (CAN), Alla Kudryvtseva (RUS) 6:4, 4:6, 4:10.

Kudryavtseva is 113th in the rankings of doubles and Dabrowski even 145th. The first set matched the situation of both pair in rankings. Favourite H + H won 6:4, but then lost four points and opponents get into super tiebreak, in which they won with superiority.

“We played badly. Thanks God, it happened during this small tournament. The worst match we perhaps haven´t played for the last two years,” disappointed Andrea Hlavackova said. Before the match girls were looking forward to it, what a picture of them supports...

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