Bursa Büyükşehir Belediyespor left France with victory
Women's ETTU Cup
Turkish club Bursa Büyükşehir Belediyespor left France with valuable points after victory over CP LYSSOIS Lille Metropole in the opening leg of the Women's ETTU Cup, played tonight in Lille.
Thanks to YANG Xiaoxin CP LYSSOIS Lille Metropole had a dream start, but HU Melek was at the top of the game. After YANG Xiaoxin beat Polina MIKHAYLOVA, HU brought back guests in game. She beat Bernadette SZOCS. The scenario repeated once again. Agnes LELANNIC overcame Maria DOLGIKH in close three games, before HU beat YANG Xiaoxin to level the score.
The agonizing decisive game started in favor of young Romania's star Bernadette SZOCS, but experienced Russia's Polina MIKHAYLOVA had enough patience to overcame SZOCS's attacks and to give Turkish side advantage before the return leg.
CP LYSSOIS Lille Metropole - Bursa Büyükşehir Belediyespor 2:3
YANG Xiaoxin - Polina MIKHAYLOVA 3:0 (11:5, 11:8, 11:4)
Bernadette SZOCS - HU Melek 1:3 (11:8, 9:11, 4:11, 7:11)
Agnes LELANNIC - Maria DOLGIKH 3:0 (11:2, 12:10, 13:11)
YANG Xiaoxin - HU Melek 1:3 (11:8, 11:13, 8:11, 7:11)
Bernadette SZOCS - Polina MIKHAYLOVA 1:3 (11:8, 9:11, 7:11, 8:11)