Tara Moore and Emina Bektas claimed the doubles title in Orlando
The Brit/American defeated the second seeds en route
ORLANDO, FLORIDA, USA – Tara Moore & Emina Bektas entered the event and were not seeded. The Brit/American took out the second seeds in the first round.
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Tara Moore & Emina Bektas entered the event in Florida and were not seeded. In the first round the Brit/American were up against the second seeds Beatrice Gumulya & Jessy Rompies. The Indonesians found Moore & Bektas too good in the first set as they were broken and couldn’t get level. In the second set the Brit/American found themselves broken, as Gumulya & Rompies levelled up the match and forced a match tiebreak. Moore & Bektas dominated the breaker as the Indonesians were unable to stay with them. The Brit/American moved into the quarter-final 6-4, 3-6, 10-3.
The quarter-final saw Moore & Bektas face Americans Allura Zamarripa & Maribella Zamarripa. The first set was very close with the Brit/American forcing a tiebreak. The Americans stayed close at the start of the tiebreak, however Moore & Bektas edged the lead and took the set. This seemed to break the spirit of the Americans, as Moore & Bektas dominated the second set and moved into the semi-final 7-6(5), 6-0.
In the semi-final the Brit/American were up against Gabriela Talabă & Marcela Zacarías. The Romanian/Mexican found themselves a break down in both sets very quickly, and were unable to get back on terms. Moore & Bektas moved into the final in straight sets 6-4, 6-3.
The final saw Moore & Bektas against María Camila Osorio Serrano & Conny Perrin. The first set was very close as the Brit/American secured the break of serve right at the end of the set. The second set saw the Columbian/Swiss re-group and dominate the set to level up the match. In the ensuing match tiebreak the Brit/American managed to secure the break of serve and moved on to take the match 7-5, 2-6, 10-5.
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