Jojo Bach is making her first appearance at the UK Pro League as she replaced Jasmine Conway who pulled out of the week. Freya Christie lost to Emily Appleton yesterday in a quarter-final and will want to finish in 5th place.
13:34 Both players break serve 1-1
Both opening service games go against serve to love! Neither player can establish their serves early.
13:43 Christie Breaks serve 2-1
Bach can’t seem to get her serve going as Christie dominates another one of her service games. Three games, Three breaks!
13:54 Christie a double break up 5-1
She is storming now! Another break for Christie to give her a chance to serve for the set after she gets on top of the Bach serve.
14:02 Christie wins the first set 6-1
On her second set point, Christie’s serve was too much for Bach and in no time at all, Christie goes 1-0 up. Bach needs to win some service games to have a chance in this one.
14:11 Christie breaks in the second set 6-1, 2-0
A rapid start to the second set sees Christie into a two game lead as she attempt to wrap the match quickly.
14:55 Christie Wins the match 6-1, 64
Christie gets the chance to serve for the match and a couple of long misses from Bach set her up with two match points. She doesn’t waste the chance and converts to take home the match! She goes into the 5th/6th playoff now. Bach will be disappointed but can finish 7th if she wins her next game.