Sofia Kenin prevails over Alize Cornet 6-4 6-2 in the 2nd round in Zhengzhou on Wednesday. Kenin is going to play against Karolina Pliskova or Polona Hercog in the 3rd round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Kenin had a racing start in this set after breaking Cornet in the 2nd game (2-0). Yet, there was more work to do for Kenin to win the set as Cornet found the way to break back in the 3rd (1-2) and in the 7th (3-4) game. Sofia maintained her cool to break Alize in the 4th (3-1) and in the 10th (6-4) game.

2nd set.

The American in this set played at a much higher level than Alize and for that reason she won 6-2 after breaking Cornet in the 6th (4-2) and in the 8th (6-2) game.

The French Player was powerless in the last 4 games of the set (from 2-2 to 6-2).

1st
Kenin
Cornet
6-4
6
4
5
4
4
4
4
3
4
2
4
1
3
1
2
1
2
0
1
0
2nd
Kenin
Cornet
6-2
6
2
5
2
4
2
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0

Statistics

At the end of the match, the American scored 66 points vs. Alize’s 50 points.

Kenin didn’t lose the concentration in converting 71% of the break points that she procured (5/7). On the other side, the French Player was struggling in finding the solution in converting her break points since she converted only 40% of her break points (2/5). That was one of the key issues for her loss.

After this match, the head to head between Kenin and Cornet is 2-1 for Sofia.

Next Match: Sofia Kenin vs. Karolina Pliskova or Polona Hercog – stats

Kenin will compete against either Karolina Pliskova or Polona Hercog in the 3rd round. The head to head is 0-3 vs. Karolina Pliskova and 0-0 vs. Polona Hercog.

Tennis Scores in Zhengzhou

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