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Magdaléna Rybáriková - Zheng Jie Live

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Nationality Player Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5
ChinaJ Zheng66---
SlovakiaM Rybáriková31---

Live Comments

  1. - ZHENG 6-3 6-1 –GAME SET MATCH! Zheng races to 40-0 with some heavy serving to bring up three match points and Rybarikova hits a slice long to give the Chinese victory. She faces a stiffer task next in the form of Victoria Azarenka. Women's draw

  2. - ZHENG 6-3 5-1 – BREAK! Zheng gains two break points and Rybarikova hits long and the Chinese will serve for the match.

  3. - ZHENG 6-3 4-1 – Zheng easily holds to love and is now two games away.

  4. - ZHENG 6-3 3-1 – BREAK! A fluffed Rybarikova drop shot is followed by a stunning Zheng pass. Is that the crucial break?

  5. - ZHENG 6-3 2-1 – A stunning backhand winner up the line gives Zheng game point but she hits wide as the game goes to deuce. Rybarikova hits long to concede the game.

  6. - ZHENG 6-3 1-1 – Rybarikova digs deep to hold to 30.

  7. - ZHENG 6-3 1-0 – Rybarikova squanders a break point at 30-40 as Zheng holds on.

  8. - ZHENG 6-3 – SET! The Chinese breaks to love as Rybarikova hits a horrible smash that first bounces on her own side of the net.

  9. - ZHENG 5-3 – Zheng is in trouble at 15-30 but she rallies to take the game and is a game away from the set.

  10. - ZHENG 4-3 – Rybarikova serves out to love to put the pressure back on Zheng.

  11. - ZHENG 4-2 –Zheng holds on in another tight game to consolidate the break to 30.

  12. - ZHENG 3-2 – BREAK! Zheng converts her third break point to move ahead in the opening set.

  13. - ZHENG 2-2 – Zheng staves off two break points to come through a long deuce game.

  14. - ZHENG 1-2 – Zheng misses an easy winner on the opening point and Rybarikova races to 40-15. She hits wide to give Zheng a look but the Chinese repays the compliment.

  15. - ZHENG 1-1 – Rybarikova nets a backhand and then hits long as Zheng gets the early lead. The Chinese then nets a forehand but the net comes to her rescue as her shot trickles over for a winner. A lovely drop shot pulls Rybarikova to deuce but she hoists a lob long. Rybarikova pulls it to deuce again but she nets to give the Chinese her first game.

  16. - ZHENG 0-1 - Zheng blasts a forehand winner to win the opening point but Rybarikova responds with a deft volley. Zheng nets but Rybarikova hits wide in a tense opening. A big serve comes to Rybarikova’s rescue and Zheng hits an attempted pass wide.

  17. - Out on court 13, an interesting clash sees 28th seed Jie Zheng facing Magdelena Rybarikova. Rybarikova leads 2-0 in their head-to-head. Rybarikova won the toss and will serve.

Magdaléna Rybáriková

Nationality SVK
Date of Birth 04/10/1988
Height 1.8 m
Weight 65 kg

Jie Zheng

Nationality CHN
Date of Birth 05/07/1983
Height 1.65 m
Weight 57 kg

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