Alize Cornet tops Kurumi Nara 6-73 7-62 6-2 in the qualifications in Osaka on Sunday. Cornet will face Viktoriya Tomova in the 1st round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Cornet started off on the right foot in the set after breaking Nara in the 1st game (1-0) before consolidating her break and lead 4-0. Anyhow, the Japanese succeeded in coming back to break Cornet in the 6th (2-4) and in the 8th (4-4) game before winning the set at the breaker at 3.

A crucial moment of the match was when the Japanese won 5 consecutive games in the 1st set to change the scoreline from 0-4 to 5-4.

Notwithstanding also the French Player won 4 consecutive games from 0-0 to 4-0

2nd set.

Cornet won the set after recovering 2 times from a break down. In fact, after conceding her serve in the 3rd (1-2) and in the 5th (1-4) game. The French Player broke back in the 6th (2-4) and in the 8th (4-4) game before winning the set at the following breaker at 2.

A crucial moment of the match was when Cornet won 4 consecutive games in the 2nd set to change the scoreline from 1-4 to 5-4.

Yet also Kurumi won 4 consecutive games from 0-1 to 4-1

3rd set.

Cornet conquered a leading position at the beginning of the set after breaking Nara in the 1st game (1-0). The French Player extended her lead after breaking Nara in the 7th (5-2) game before winning the set (6-2).

1st
Cornet
Nara
6-7
6
7
6
6
5
6
5
5
4
5
4
4
4
3
4
2
4
1
4
0
3
0
2
0
1
0
2nd
Cornet
Nara
7-6
7
6
6
6
6
5
5
5
5
4
4
4
3
4
2
4
1
4
1
3
1
2
1
1
1
0
3rd
Cornet
Nara
6-2
6
2
5
2
4
2
3
2
3
1
2
1
2
0
1
0

Statistics

At the end of the match, Cornet scored 118 points vs. the Japanese’s 108 points.

The French Player was pretty focused in converting 55% of the break points that she conquered (6/11). On the other side, Nara wasn’t that great in converting her break points because she converted only 44% of her break points (4/9). That was one of the key issues for her defeat.

After this encounter, the head to head between Cornet and Nara is 1-1.

Next Match: Alize Cornet vs. Viktoriya Tomova – stats

Cornet will fight against Tomova in the 1st round.

There is no head to head record between Alize Cornet and Viktoriya Tomova since this will be the first time that they will square off at pro level.

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