Qiang Wang tops Arina Rodionova 6-3 6-4 in the 1st round in Tianjin on Tuesday. Wang will seek to keep on going in this event against Heather Watson in the 2nd round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Wang had a running start at the beginning of the set after breaking Rodionova in the 2nd game (2-0). Anyhow, there was more work to do for the Chinese to win the set because Rodionova found the way to break back in the 3rd (1-2) game. Qiang maintained her focus to break Rodionova in the 4th (3-1) game before conquering the set (6-3).

2nd set.

Wang took off at the beginning of the set after breaking Rodionova in the 1st game (1-0). Notwithstanding, that wasn’t sufficient for the Chinese to win the set since Rodionova succeeded in breaking back in the 6th (3-3) game. Wang maintained her focus to break Rodionova in the 9th (5-4) game before conquering the set (6-4).

1st
Wang
Rodionova
6-3
6
3
5
3
5
2
4
2
4
1
3
1
2
1
2
0
1
0
2nd
Wang
Rodionova
6-4
6
4
5
4
4
4
3
4
3
3
3
2
3
1
2
1
2
0
1
0

Statistics

At the end of the match, Wang scored 66 points vs. the Australian’s 54 points.

Qiang was effective in converting 57% of the break points that she procured (4/7). On the other side, Arina had a tough time in converting her break points since she converted only 33% of her break points (2/6). That was one of the key issues for her defeat.

After this encounter, the head to head between Wang and Rodionova is 1-0 for Qiang.

Highlights Qiang Wang vs. Arina Rodionova Tianjin Open – Tianjin

Next Match: Qiang Wang vs. Heather Watson – stats

Wang will face Watson in the 2nd round.

There is no head to head record between Qiang Wang and Heather Watson since this will be the first time that they will clash against each other at pro level.

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