After Day 1 Freya Christie will look to get back to form with a win over debutant Grace Piper. This pool is looking tight after Nadia Rawson won yesterday.
12:55 PIPER BREAKS SERVE 1-3
What a start on debut! Piper breaks Christie’s serve early in the first set. Nervous times for Christie as she must win this match to ensure her progress.
13:24 PIPER WINS FIRST SET 3-6
An upset on the cards? Piper finds herself with 3 set points on her serve. She fails the first time, spraying into the net but makes no mistake at 40-15 to win her first set at the UKPL… on her first attempt!
13:34 CHRISTIE BREAKS SERVE 3-6, 2-0
That’s more like it from the Week 1 finalist. She crunches a backhand down the line on break point and Piper can return with any conviction. She is back in the game, but has a long way to go yet..
13:47 PIPER BREAKS BACK 3-6, 3-2
Christie cant hold on to the advantage as Piper manages to break back. Christie is now in dangerous territory, needing the victory. Piper is playing well on debut and has a chance to get a brilliant result.
14:06 CHRISTIE BREAKS 3-6, 5-3
Such an important break for Christie! She manages to get a vital game at the right time. In this must win game, she has the chance to serve for the second set.
14:13 PIPER BREAKS BACK 3-6, 5-4
It’s not enough to win Christie the set! Brilliant resilience from Piper to keep fighting and break back straight away after a long game.
14:25 CHRISTIE WINS THE SECOND SET 3-6, 7-5
Back level! Christie breaks at the perfect time to set uk a third set tiebreak. Much better from the 23-year-old as she is able to grab the second set.
14:45 CHRISTIE WINS THE MATCH 3-6, 7-5, 10-8
An unbelievably tense tiebreak in the third set. Christie gets ahead early but is kept in check by Piper. At 9-8 and match point for Christie, Piper sets up the point perfectly… waiting for the ball to drop for a smash, before putting it in the net!! What a way to end this pulsating match.