BEIJING. Watson shocks Badosa in the qualifications

CHINA OPEN - BEIJING. Watson surprises Badosa to face Magda Linette in the qualifications

Prediction and head to head Heather Watson vs. Paula Badosa Gibert

Heather Watson stuns Paula Badosa Gibert 6-3 6-4 in the qualifications in Beijing on Friday. Watson will seek to keep on going in this event against Magda Linette in the qualifications.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Watson got off on the right foot in the set after breaking Badosa in the 2nd game (2-0). Anyhow, there was more work to do for heather to win the set since the Spaniard found the way to break back in the 3rd (1-2) game. Watson kept her focus to break Badosa in the 8th (5-3) game before winning the set (6-3).

2nd set.

Heather won the set after she broke Paula in the 3rd (2-1) and in the 7th (5-2) game. Paula tried to stage a comeback breaking in the 8th (5-3) game. Notwithstanding, heather didn’t lose the lead before winning the set 6-4.

Watson failed to serve out the set when leading 5-2 to be broken at 15.

1st
Watson
Gibert
6-3
6
3
5
3
4
3
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
1
2
0
1
0
2nd
Watson
Gibert
6-4
6
4
5
4
5
3
5
2
4
2
3
2
3
1
2
1
1
1
0
1

Statistics

At the end of the match, the Brit scored 77 points vs. the Spaniard’s 63 points.

The Brit won this match even if she wasn’t that great in converting her break points because she converted only 33% (4/12). On the other side, Paula was battling in converting her break points because she converted only 40% of her break points (2/5). That was one of the key issues for her demise.

After this contest, the head to head between Watson and Badosa is 1-0 for Heather.

Next Match: Heather Watson vs. Magda Linette – stats

Watson will square off with Linette in the qualifications.

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

Tennis Scores in Beijing

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