Misaki Doi victorious over Junri Namigata 4-6 7-5 6-2 in the 1st round in Hiroshima on Tuesday. Doi will try to go further in the tournament when he will face Zoe Hives in the 2nd round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Doi took off at the beginning of the set after breaking Namigata in the 1st game (1-0) before consolidating her break and lead 3-0. However, Junri refused to bow to come back to break Doi 4 times in the 4th (1-3), in the 6th (2-4), in the 8th (4-4) gamein the 10th game before winning the set (6-4) after breaking his opponent in the last game.

Misaki was completely wiped out in the last 5 games of the set (from 1-4 to 6-4).

2nd set.

Misaki won the set after recovering 2 times from a break down. In fact, after dropping her serve in the 4th (1-3) and in the 8th (3-5) game. Doi broke back 3 times in the 5th (2-3), in the 9th (4-5) and in the 11th (6-5) game before winning the set 7-5.

Namigata lost the 9th game (4-5) when she had a good chance to win the game when leading 40-0.

Namigata was powerless in the last 4 games of the set (from 3-5 to 7-5).

3rd set.

Namigata started the set strong after breaking Doi in the 2nd game (2-0). Yet, Doi succeeded in coming back to break Namigata 3 times in the 3rd (1-2), in the 5th (3-2) and in the 7th (5-2) game before winning the set (6-2).

Junri couldn’t stop the opposition in the last 6 games of the set (from 0-2 to 6-2).

1st
Doi
Namigata
4-6
4
6
4
5
4
4
4
3
4
2
4
1
3
1
3
0
2
0
1
0
2nd
Doi
Namigata
7-5
7
5
6
5
5
5
4
5
3
5
3
4
3
3
2
3
1
3
1
2
1
1
0
1
3rd
Doi
Namigata
6-2
6
2
5
2
4
2
3
2
2
2
1
2
0
2
0
1

Statistics

At the end of the match, Doi scored 111 points vs. Junri’s 104 points.

Doi didn’t lose the focus when converting 50% of the break points that she procured (9/18). On the other side, Namigata was effective in converting 54% of the break points that she procured points (7/13). Notwithstanding, that was not enough to win the contest.

After this contest, the head to head between Doi and Namigata is 1-0 for Misaki.

Next Match: Misaki Doi vs. Zoe Hives – stats

Doi will play Hives in the 2nd round.

There is no head to head record between Misaki Doi and Zoe Hives since this will be the first time that they will clash against each other at pro level.

Tennis Scores in Hiroshima

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