Mucha Muchova for a Badosa that deflated

The 24-year-old Czech and 22nd in the world, who had already been a quarter-finalist two years ago, was able to beat the Spanish after she gave her the first set.


Paul Badosa did not have it easy against a grass specialist who had already been a quarter-finalist two years ago at Wimbledon, Karolina Muchova, but he could have done something more to avoid a defeat that was not sung beforehand. The 24-year-old Czech and 22nd in the world won with less comfort than indicated by the scoreboard (7-6 (6) and 6-4 in 1:33), among other things because the Spanish gave her a first set against him , in which he first served to win it at 5-3 and then threw a 5-2 and a set ball in the tiebreaker. That these things do not happen to her is a matter of experience, and this defeat, painful but plausible, will surely help her improve. Muchova will face Coco Gauff or Angelique Kerber.

The match could not have started better for Paula, who broke her rival's serve at the first time and controlled the situation until her aforementioned collapse, partly due to her rival's merits, but also due to her own demerits. Badosa did not control the plays preceded by second serves, failed more than necessary (30 unforced errors) and was not as aggressive as in previous rounds (16 winners). She played contained, with too much caution when she was ahead on the scoreboard.

Muchova perceived it and after signing up the first set with luck, he took advantage of the Catalan's downturn to go for the match. He did it with a break at 4-2 and with another for 6-4 after Badosa had broken him for the second time in the match. The worst thing is that he won without doing anything of the other world, beyond managing better in the always stormy grass of Wimbledon.

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