Elise Mertens routs Petra Martic 6-2 6-3 in the 1st round in Beijing on Monday after playing a remarkable match to play Bianca Vanessa Andreescu in the 2nd round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Elise in this set played a much better tennis than Martic and consequentely she won 6-2 after breaking Petra in the 3rd (2-1) and in the 7th (5-2) game.

2nd set.

Mertens had a favorable start in this set after breaking Martic in the 1st game (1-0). Mertens managed to boost her lead after breaking the Croatian in the 9th (6-3) game before winning the set.

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

Statistics

At the end of the match, the Belgian scored 62 points vs. Petra’s 41 points.

Elise served very well to win 80% of the points (24/30) behind her first serve, and she won 77% points (10/13) on her second serve. The Belgian won this match even if she was not so effective in converting her break points since she converted only 44% (4/9). On the other side, Petra wasn’t able to conquer any break point (0/1). That was one of the key issues for her demise.

After this match, the head to head between Mertens and Martic is 2-0 for Elise.

Next Match: Elise Mertens vs. Bianca Vanessa Andreescu – stats

Mertens will face Vanessa Andreescu in the 2nd round.

This will be the 2nd time that Elise Mertens and Bianca Vanessa Andreescu play each other. The head to head is 1-0 for Vanessa Andreescu (see full H2H stats), 1-0 on hard.

The last time that they locked horns, Vanessa Andreescu won 3-6 6-2 6-3 in the quarter in New York back in September 2019.

Tennis Scores in Beijing

Upcoming matches

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  • Bianca Vanessa AndreescuVanessa AndreescuElise MertensMertens (1-0) – See H2H details
  • Jennifer BradyBradyMadison KeysKeys (0-0) – See H2H details
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