Barbora Krejcikova and Marta Kostyuk were interrupted in the middle of a point after disco lights went off during their Tallinn match. On Wednesday, seventh-seeded Krejcikova and Kostyuk clashed in the Tallinn round-of-16.
At the start of the fourth game of their match, the disco lights went off. Krejcikova and Kostyuk didn't even seem to notice what had happened as they appeared to be stunned after the chair umpire called a let.
Ok, but the court does look pretty cool with those disco lights...
Krejcikova defeated Kostyuk
Krejcikova, who is hoping to lift her first title of the season this year, defeated Kostyuk 7-5 6-3. Kostyuk got off to a great start to the match as she claimed an early break and opened a 3-0 lead.
In the fourth game - the game in which disco lights went off - Kostyuk had a chance to go up by a double break. But Krejcikova was able to serve out that game and avoid going down by a double break. Then in the fifth game, Krejcikova broke back Kostyuk to cut the deficit to 3-2.
After blowing an early break, Kostyuk had a chance to again break Krejcikova but the Czech saved a break point in the sixth game to tie the set to three games apiece. No breaks were seen until the 11th game when Krejcikova broke Kostyuk for a 6-5 lead.
In the 12th game, Kostyuk had three break points but didn't realize as Krejcikova managed to serve out for a tight first set. After winning the first set, Krejcikova started the second set with an early break and a 2-1 lead.
Then in the ninth game - when Kostyuk was serving to stay in the match - Krejcikova earned her second break of the set to complete a two-set win. Krejcikova and Kostyuk were playing for the third time. After losing to Kostyuk in the 2018 Australian Open qualifying and this year's WTA event in Eastbourne, Krejcikova finally clinched her first victory over the Ukrainian tennis player. It remains to be seen if Krejcikova can now go all the way this week in Tallinn.