Round Two Summary Of The Women’s Doubles in Rio

britboxAuthor: britbox
Date: August 10, 2016

Fed Cup pairing Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova continued their good run in the Women’s Doubles by defeating Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard and Gabriela Dabrowski 6-7(4), 6-2, 6-4 in the Women’s doubles event in Rio. The Czech duo dropped a tight first set in the tiebreak but roared back in the second, breaking twice to send the match into a deciding stanza.

Breaks were traded in the final set before Safarova and Strycova broke for the final time at 3-3 to take a 4-3 lead.  They didn’t look back and the remainder of the match went with serve to ensure a Czech victory. Their opponents in the next round are seasoned doubles veterans Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci.  The Italians saw of the Chinese pairing of Xu Yi-Fan and Zheng Saisai in two comfortable sets 6-2 6-3

Spanish pairing Garbiñe Muguruza and Carla Suarez Navarro also won a close encounter with the Belgium team of Kirsten Flipkens and Yanina Wickmayer, prevailing 7-5, 2-6, 6-2.

Results Wire

Garbine Muguruza Blanco/Carla Suarez Navarro (Spain) beat Kirsten Flipkens/Yanina Wickmayer (Belgium) 7-5 2-6 6-2
Sara Errani/Roberta Vinci (Italy) beat Xu Yifan/Zheng Saisai (China) 6-2 6-3
Lucie Safarova/Barbora Strycova (Czech Republic) beat Eugenie Bouchard/Gabriela Dabrowski (Canada) 6-7(4) 6-2 6-4
Ekaterina Makarova/Elena Vesnina (Russia) beat Andreea Mitu/Raluca Olaru 6-1 6-4
Andrea Hlavackova/Lucie Hradecka (Czech Republic) beat Peng Shuai/Zhang Shuai (China) 6-4 6-4
Darya Kasatkina/Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) beat Misaki Doi/Eri Hozumi (Japan) 6-4 1-6 6-1
3-Chan Hao-Ching/Chan Yung-Jan (Taiwan) beat Johanna Konta/Heather Watson (Britain) 3-6 6-0 6-4
Timea Bacsinszky/Martina Hingis (Switzerland) beat Bethanie Mattek-Sands/CoCo Vandeweghe (U.S.) 6-4 6-4

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5 thoughts on “Round Two Summary Of The Women’s Doubles in Rio”

  1. isabelle says:

    it's over for Martina.Timea

  2. Owen Gigg Owen Gigg says:

    it's over for Martina.Timea


  3. isabelle says:


    sorry I said a false thing !!

  4. Owen Gigg Owen Gigg says:

    sorry I said a false thing !!

    Ha, ha – just figured when I was going through the results 🙂

  5. isabelle says:

    Martina and Timea in final

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