Elise Mertens makes light work of Katerina Siniakova 6-4 6-0 in the 1st round in Wuhan on Monday after playing a good match to fight against Sofia Kenin in the 2nd round.

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 Elise conquered in the 5th game (3-2) before winning the set (6-4).

2nd set.

Siniakova had no answers anymore and Elise won the set 6-0.

1st
Mertens
Siniakova
6-4
6
4
5
4
5
3
4
3
4
2
3
2
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1
2nd
Mertens
Siniakova
6-0
6
0
5
0
4
0
3
0
2
0
1
0

Statistics

At the end of the match, the Belgian scored 68 points vs. Siniakova’s 51 points.

Elise served pretty well to win 75% of the points (30/40) behind her first serve. Notwithstanding she won only 48% points (11/23) on her second serve. Mertens was effective in converting 50% of the break points that she conquered (4/8). On the other side, Katerina wasn’t able to conquer any break point (0/4). That was one of the key issues for her demise.

After this match, the head to head between Mertens and Siniakova is 3-0 for Elise.

Next Match: Elise Mertens vs. Sofia Kenin – stats

Mertens will compete against Kenin in the 2nd round.

This will be the 2nd time that Elise Mertens and Sofia Kenin clash against each other. The head to head is 1-0 for Kenin (see full H2H stats), but they have never played each other on hard.

The last time that they played, Kenin won 1-6 6-1 6-3 in the quarter in Mallorca back in June 2019.

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