The Briton, though, forced a break back of her own to level up at 3-3 and then again to serve for the match, only to fail to hold before finally delivering a second match point
on Wang's double fault.
Williams had her first match point
at 5-1 but, after being called for a foot fault on what appeared to be an ace, she jarred her left ankle and did not win another point on serve during the match.
That foot fault on match point
will be remembered forever."
The 33-year-old Simon saved a fourth match point
when he threw the kitchen sink at a forehand return and the world number 53 eventually took his fourth break point to level at 5-5.
After that it was both breaking and holding once each to push for the tiebreaker during which Kasatkina saved three match points
to finally win it 13-11 in 86 long minutes.
3 Mark match points
on one corner of all triangle-square units, right angle of 83/4" quarter-square triangles and on wide-angled corners of peach print diamonds as shown in Diagram III.
Loftus athlete Drinkhall started the tournament in Magdeburg well by winning his group, seeing off Brian Afanador of Puerto Rico 4-1 (12-10, 9-11, 11-7, 13-11, 11-5) and Benjamin Brossier of France in a tight match which went the distance before Drinkhall won 4-3 (11-3, 11-13, 9-11, 11-5, 11-9, 8-11, 12-10) on his second match point
However, the British pair kept on fighting, and saved another match point
before winning a break to make it 4-5.
Gwent Beer Bellies won this round with 430 fish points and are lying third overall with 43 match points
and Team Moonfleet, who were third at the foreshore with 345 fish points, have 44 match points
to hold down second place.
Robredo must be sick of the sight of Murray after the Scot had also saved five match points
against him when he won the Shenzhen Open title in China last month.
ANDY MURRAY MURRA was left shattered but elated after fending off five match points
to beat Tommy Robredo in one of the most incredible matches of the Scot's career.
ANDY Murray was in no mood to downplay his Valencia Open title triumph after he fended off five match points
to beat Tommy Robredo.