Kirsten Flipkens upsets Margarita Gasparyan 6-3 7-5 in the 2nd round in Seoul on Wednesday. Flipkens will face Magda Linette in the quarter.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Both players managed to hold their serve for the entire set. The only difference was just 1 break that the Belgian conquered in the 4th game (3-1) before winning the set (6-3).

2nd set.

Flipkens had a boost of confidence at the beginning of the set after breaking Gasparyan in the 1st game (1-0) before consolidating her break and lead 3-0. However, that was not enough for Kirsten to win the set as the Russian succeeded in breaking back in the 4th (1-3), in the 6th (2-4) and in the 10th (5-5) game. Flipkens maintained her cool to break Margarita in the 5th (4-1) and in the 11th (6-5) game before conquering the set (7-5).

1st
Flipkens
Gasparyan
6-3
6
3
5
3
5
2
4
2
4
1
3
1
2
1
1
1
1
0
2nd
Flipkens
Gasparyan
7-5
7
5
6
5
5
5
5
4
5
3
4
3
4
2
4
1
3
1
3
0
2
0
1
0

Statistics

At the end of the match, Flipkens scored 86 points vs. Margarita’s 75 points.

Flipkens won this match even if she had some problems in converting her break points because she converted only 36% (5/14). On the other side, the Russian was struggling in finding the solution in converting her break points because she converted only 33% of her break points (3/9). That was one of the key issues for her defeat.

After this contest, the head to head between Flipkens and Gasparyan is 1-0 for Kirsten.

Next Match: Kirsten Flipkens vs. Magda Linette – stats

Flipkens will square off with Linette in the quarter.

There is no head to head record between Kirsten Flipkens and Magda Linette since this will be the first time that they will square off at pro level.

Tennis Scores in Seoul

Upcoming matches

  • Paula Badosa GibertBadosa GibertYafan WangWang (0-0) – See H2H details
  • Karolina MuchovaMuchovaPriscilla HonHon (0-1) – See H2H details
  • Kirsten FlipkensFlipkensMagda LinetteLinette (0-0) – See H2H details
  • Kristie AhnAhnEkaterina AlexandrovaAlexandrova (0-0) – See H2H details

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