Polish women began competing in the Billie Jean King Cup with a clash with the Americans, and their group also included Czech women, Who would have to deal without Barbora Krijkova. Only the winner from the group would advance to the next round of competition, so every match was very important here. It all started with a match between Magdalena Froch and Danielle Collins. The two players competed this year in Guadalajara, then the American won 6:3, 6:4.
The beginning of the first group heralded great feelings. Both Collins and Frosch lost their first serve, unfortunately, the Polish team lost two games later, the American topped 3:2, which she did not recover, and won the match 6:4.
The start of the second match was also equal – in the third match, when Fręch sent, both tennis players fought for the advantage, and after a great play, the Polish team took the lead 2: 1. In the next service game, the Polish woman had no problems, and won Without losing a point, an extremely dissatisfied expression appeared on Collins’ face. This did not change, because the Polish player was playing better and better and was finally able to break her competition. At 5:3, the Polish team did nothing wrong, she was able to serve an ace and lead to a tie throughout the match.
Moreover, at the beginning of the third set, Bulka again managed to break her opponent. The problem is that it turned 2:2 fast after Collins’ amazing lineup. After a moment, Fish could answer, she was ahead 40:15, but the American showed why she was ranked 14th in the WTA rankings. Until the end of the match, both players fought for each ball, and the feelings only grew. Nobody wanted to go wrong and Magdalena Froch competed with the jockey of the top on an equal footing.
The Polish woman was right on the important moments, she managed to serve an ace at 40:30 and tie in 4:4. The next day, she led to a fight against advantage, but Collins showed the class again. As soon as one of the players started playing at an amazing level, the opponent immediately responded – this was confirmed by Fręch, who led to a 5:5 situation without losing a point! In the end, the match had to be decided in a tiebreak. In it, the American won 7: 2, but the Polish woman still deserves great praise.
Magda Lynette, who competed with the world’s eleventh racket, Madison Keys, was also not a favorite in her game. However, at the beginning of the match, the pole managed to break her opponent, and she was right, and after 26 minutes of the match she was leading 4: 1. The Polish woman still played really well and did not allow her opponent to make up for losses. In the end, in the first set, Linette won in a 6:4 ratio.
However, in the second match, Linette made more mistakes than her opponent, she was beaten with a score of 1: 1 and this time it was the American who won 6: 4. This means that we also watched the third set in the second match between Poland and the United States in the Billie Jean Cup King. In it, Linette played phenomenally, repeatedly surprising her top-rated competitor and surprised! Moreover, for Poland that was a historical first point in the clashes with the Americans!
Doubles duel had to decide on victory. In it, Magda Linette and Alicja Rosolska faced Coco Gauff and Katie McNally. From the start of this clash it was clear who the dominant party was. The Americans broke up with the Polish women the first time, then quickly did it again. They were winning with their passes and the score was 5: 0. Linette and Rosolska finally won the serve, but in the next match they had nothing to say and lost the first match 1: 6.
The start of the second set gave hope that something would change, but in the third game the Poles lost their pass again and repeated it in the fifth. And so it was 4:1 and the Americans were one step closer to winning. From that moment on, they won their service games and finished the set with a score of 6:2. Thus, it was the US representatives who won, and the Polish women will battle the Czech Republic for their first win on Thursday.
Billie Jean King Cup. Poland – USA 1: 2
Magdalena Froch – Daniel Collins 4:6, 6:3.6:7 (7:2)
Magda Lynette – Madison Keys 6:4, 4:6, 6:2
Magda Lynette / Alicia Rosolska – Coco Goff / Katie McNally 1:6, 2:6
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