PTT PATTAYA OPEN
Pattaya City, Thailand
January 27-February 2,
Results - Sunday, February 2, 2014
(4) Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) d. Karolina Pliskova (CZE)
(4) Peng/Zhang (CHN/CHN) d. (3) Kudryavtseva/Rodionova
(RUS/AUS) 36 76(5) 106 (Match TB)
- Makarova got the match’s only break of serve in the
second-to-last game of the first set and fought off two
set points in the second set tie-break.
improves to 2-2 in WTA finals, her other WTA title
having come at Eastbourne in 2010.
- Makarova was
extended to three sets in three of her five matches this
- Makarova was Pattaya City’s fourth Russian
champion in the last six years.
- Pliskova falls to
1-1 in WTA finals, having won her first at Kuala Lumpur
- Peng and Zhang win their first WTA title
as a duo in their second event together. It is Peng’s 13th
WTA doubles title and Zhang’s fourth.
- Peng and
Zhang rallied from a 63 52 deficit in the final.
Ekaterina Makarova: "Today was a
tough match. She was playing really good tennis and
serving really well. I needed to be very focused on my
return. I was a little bit nervous at the end, but I'm
really happy to win my second title."
Pliskova: "She played better than me the whole
match. I just was trying to stay in the match and fight.
What happened in my last matches when I came back from
two match points and from 3-0 in the third, I was hoping
that could happen again. But it didn't. She had a very
good week and played well today."
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