WTA1000: Dubai: Final: Barbara Kreichikova - Garbinier Mugurus (as the Spaniard held the final meeting)
This is a pretty interesting ending. There are tennis players of different classes. Forecasters preferred Mugurus. Moreover, quite tangible. Mostly they bet on TM20.5 and Away (-4). But the match put everything in its place. Mugurusa has a real chance to win his first tournament in 2021.
Mugurus started the match. From the very first game, Kreichikova showed that she would fight to the last. She started with a break point. The truth of Mugurus was not at a loss. In the second game, she responded with her break point. The score becomes equal. In the 3rd game, Garbinier confidently wins his serve (1 - 2). In the next two games, the rivals exchanged points (2 - 3). In the 6th game, Mugurusa scores a break point and increases the lead (2 - 4).
In the 7th game, Kreichikova took the lead in the score 40 - 30. She immediately converted a break point and reduced the gap in the score (3 - 4). In game 8, Barbara wins her serve and levels the score (4 - 4). In game 9, Muugurusa wins a point on his serve (4 - 5). In the 10th game, Kreichikova takes her serve (5 - 5). The Spaniard wins 11 games on her serve (5-6). In the end, the set was brought to a tie-break. And again it was an equal game. At the end, Mugurusa was able to snatch the victory 6 - 8. The result of the set: 6 - 7.
Barbara went first to serve. In 1 game, a fight ensued. It was somewhat "exactly". Mugurusa was able to realize a break point. The score becomes 0 - 1. In the second game the score was 40 - 30. Kreichikova gets into the net: 40 - 40. Barbara immediately gets “more”. Mugurusa compares the score. After 2 more "exactly" and played breaks, Mugurusa was able to take a point on her serve (0 - 2). The game lasted over 7 minutes. In game 3, Kreichikova wins her serve (1 - 2). In the 4th game, without any problems, Mugurusa wins his serve (1 - 3). In game 5, Barbara wins a point on her serve (2 - 3). In the 6th game, Kreichikova was leading 40 - 30. But Mugurus equalized the score. After several “even” breaks, Mugurusa takes a point on his serve (2 - 4).
The seventh game is won by Kreichikova (3 - 4). Mugurusa wins game 8 (3 - 5). The ninth game was decisive. Mugurusa scored a match point on the second try. She won not only the set, but also the match. Mugurusa won the tournament. The score of the match: 0 - 2 (6 - 7 and 3 - 6) The bet H2 played (-3.5).