Danielle Daley will be looking for her first win at Week 5 as she faces Nadia Rawson in the round robin stage to decide 9th-12th place. Rawons was able to beat Emma Wilson in three sets yesterday.
13:08 Rawson breaks serve 1-0
Nadia Rawson climbs into Daley’s serve straight away and is able to force her opponent wide. Perfect start for Rawson!
13:18 Rawson a double break up! 3-0
It doesn’t take long for Rawson to double her advantage as a double fault from Daley on break point gives her a three game lead in the first set
13:24 Daley Breaks back 3-1
Great temperament from Daley, she doesn’t let the set escape her quickly and she breaks back on Rawson’s serve to reduce the deficit to 2 games.
13:35 Rawson breaks again! 5-2
Controlling the centre of the court, Rawson is making Daley run side to side. She comes up to the net to finish the point of and get a great break of serve to give her two opportunities to win serve for the set.
13:40 Daley breaks serve 5-3
The first set is not over yet as Daley gets one of the breaks she needs to force Rawson to a tiebreak this set!
13:45 Rawson wins the first set 6-3
Yet another break of serve for Rawson means she sweeps up the first set. Daley has struggled on serve all week, and despite two breaks in the first set, she goes 1-0 down
14:00 Daley breaks back in the second set 6-3, 2-1
Danielle Daley can’t buy a service game right now but she is managing to stay in the competition solely on breaking Rawson’s serve. She does it again to get a foothold in the second set.
14:15 Rawson breaks serve 6-3, 4-2
Yet again Daley can’t hold serve, it’s becoming a real issue now as Rawson has a two game lead going into the end of the second set
14:20 Daley breaks serve 6-1, 4-3
Another break for Daley, if she can finally hold a service game she will draw level. It has to come now or the second set will slip away from her.
14:43 Rawson wins the match 6-3, 6-4
In the end Daley’s lack of consistency on serve meant Rawson eases home in two sets. Daley gave away 7 breaks of serve in the match.