It’s time for the women’s 3rd/4th playoff now on court 1.Yesterday Millie Bissett lost out to Emily Appleton in a high quality affair that finished 7-6(4). 6-3. Debutant Grace Piper has impressed on her first outing at the UK Pro League. The final proved one step. too far for Piper as Sonay Kartal beat her yesterday in two sets. Today the two fight for third place and extra ranking points are up for grabs!
12:54 Piper double break up 0-4
This is what Grace Piper has done all week! She has put on an early serving masterclass to hold both her service games. Some magical winners mean she can break Bissett’s serve too! At break point at 0-3 Piper hits a darting forehand into the corner that gives Bissett no chance. Rapid start from Piper.
13:11 Grace Piper wins the first set 1-6
Millie Bissett hasn’t got into this set at all thanks to some great serving from Piper. She won 77% of her first serves in that set. In the end the 18-year-old serves out the set with a wide serve to take a 1-0 lead!
14:00 Grace Piper wins the match 1-6, 5-7
What an impressive week this has been from Grace Piper. She finishes third in her first ever UK Pro League. She broke at the perfect time win the set and secure the third place finish.