Yesterday Grace Piper lost a thriller against Freya Christie in a nail-biting third set tiebreak, Nadia Rawson had beaten the same opponent on Monday. All this means that this Pool is finely balanced, with all three players standing a chance of qualifying.
15:07 PIPER BREAKS SERVE 2-4
Piper has impressed this week so far and she leads in this one. 0-40 up, she gets on top of the Rawson serve and lands a brilliant winner to the line to take the break.
15:12 RAWSON BREAKS BACK 3-4
Instant response from Rawson as she gets the break back. But all of a sudden she finds herself with 3 break points to defend in the next game! She defends all of them! Great bottle by Nadia Rawson to keep herself in the game.
15:35 RAWSON TO SERVE FOR THE SET 6-5
A great opportunity to serve for the first set for Nadia Rawson. A perfectly timed break gives her a chance at the set!
15:40 RAWSON WINS THE FIRST SET 7-5
15:55 PIPER BREAKS IN THE SECOND SET 7-5, 0-2
Rawson goes for a brave forehand down the line on break point, but it’s wide! Big break for Piper as she looks to level this match up.
16:00 PIPER BREAKS AGAIN 7-5, 0-4
Piper is on fire! A double break up in this set, looking like we will see another third set tiebreak here.
16:20 PIPER WINS THE SECOND SET 7-5, 1-6
Into a tiebreaker! All the games in this group have gone to 3 sets.
16:32 PIPER WINS THE MATCH 7-5, 1-6, 5-10
On serve with a set point, Piper hits a great serve straight down the T, before hitting a forehand past Rawson to win the match!