Score, report, and key facts
Koepfer got off on the right foot in the set after breaking Zhang in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating his break and lead 3-0. Notwithstanding, the Chinese managed to stage a good comeback to break Koepfer in the 9th (4-5) and in the 11th (6-5) game before winning the set (7-5).
The German was completely wiped out in the last 5 games of the set (from 2-5 to 7-5).
Zhang was quite dominant at the beginning of the set to break Koepfer in the 1st game (1-0). Zhizhen reinforced his lead after breaking the German in the 5th (4-1) game before winning the set (6-2).
Zhizhen missed the opportunity to break the German in the 3rd game when he had 3 consecutive chances (0-40).
At the end of the match, the Chinese scored 68 points vs. Dominik’s 53 points.
Zhang was effective when converting 50% of the break points that he procured (4/8). On the other side, Dominik wasn’t that great in converting his break points as he converted only 17% of his break points (1/6). That was one of the key issues for his loss.
After this contest, the head to head between Zhang and Koepfer is 1-0 for Zhizhen.
Next Match: Zhizhen Zhang vs. Andreas Seppi – stats
Zhang will square off with Seppi in the 2nd round.
There is no head to head record between Zhizhen Zhang and Andreas Seppi since this will be the first time that they will fight against each other at pro level.
Tennis Scores in Zhuhai
- Soon-Woo KwonKwon – Lucas PouillePouille (7-64 6-2) – See score progression
- Andreas SeppiSeppi – Nick KyrgiosKyrgios (7-65 6-1) – See score progression
- Alex De MinaurDe Minaur – John MillmanMillman (6-1 6-3) – See score progression
- Pablo AndujarAndujar – Steve JohnsonJohnson (2-6 6-2 6-1) – See score progression
- Damir DzumhurDzumhur – Marco CecchinatoCecchinato (5-7 6-4 6-2) – See score progression
- Andy MurrayMurray – Tennys SandgrenSandgren (6-3 6-76 6-1) – See score progression
- Zhizhen ZhangZhang – Dominik KoepferKoepfer (7-5 6-2) – See score progression
- Miomir KecmanovicKecmanovic – Casper RuudRuud (6-2 ret.) – See score progression
- Adrian MannarinoMannarino – Ze ZhangZhang (7-66 7-5) – See score progression
- Albert Ramos-VinolasRamos-Vinolas – Yoshihito NishiokaNishioka (6-2 6-1) – See score progression
- Cameron NorrieNorrie – Peter GojowczykGojowczyk (6-1 6-4) – See score progression
- Di WuWu – Tatsuma ItoIto (3-6 6-3 7-5) – See score progression
- Andreas SeppiSeppi – Zhizhen ZhangZhang (0-0) – See H2H details
- Pablo AndujarAndujar – Roberto Bautista AgutBautista Agut (0-1) – See H2H details
- Gael MonfilsMonfils – Cameron NorrieNorrie (1-0) – See H2H details
- Di WuWu – Borna CoricCoric (0-0) – See H2H details
- Damir DzumhurDzumhur – Soon-Woo KwonKwon (0-0) – See H2H details
- Stefanos TsitsipasTsitsipas – Adrian MannarinoMannarino (1-0) – See H2H details
- Miomir KecmanovicKecmanovic – Albert Ramos-VinolasRamos-Vinolas (0-0) – See H2H details
- Alex De MinaurDe Minaur – Andy MurrayMurray (0-0) – See H2H details