Misaki Doi stuns Veronika Kudermetova 6-4 6-3 in the semifinal in Hiroshima on Saturday. Doi will clash against Nao Hibino in the final.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

The set was even with both players refusing to concede anything to the opposition. Eventually, the only discrepancy was one break that the Japanese conquered in the 10th game (6-4).

2nd set.

Doi had a head start at the beginning of the set to break Kudermetova in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating her break and lead 3-0. Notwithstanding, there was more to do for Misaki to win the set since Kudermetova managed to break back in the 5th (2-3) game. The Japanese maintained her cool to break Kudermetova in the 6th (4-2) game before winning the set (6-3).

1st
Doi
Kudermetova
6-4
6
4
5
4
4
4
4
3
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0
2nd
Doi
Kudermetova
6-3
6
3
5
3
5
2
4
2
3
2
3
1
3
0
2
0
1
0

Statistics

At the end of the match, Misaki scored 70 points vs. the Russian’s 58 points.

The Japanese was pretty effective in converting 50% of the break points that she procured (3/6). On the other side, Kudermetova was battling in converting her break points because she converted only 25% of her break points (1/4). That was one of the key issues for her demise.

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

Next Match: Misaki Doi vs. Nao Hibino – stats

Doi will take on Hibino in the final.

This will be the 4th time that Misaki Doi and Nao Hibino clash against each other. The head to head is 2-1 for Doi (see full H2H stats),but they are 1-1 on hard.

The last time that they played, Hibino won 6-4 6-3 in the qualifications in New York back in 2018.

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