Score, report, and key facts
Both players managed to hold their serve for the entire set. The only difference was just 1 break that Yafan conquered in the 9th game (5-4) before winning the set (6-4).
Yafan missed the chance to break the French Player in the 1st game when she had 3 consecutive chances (0-40).
Wang started off on the right foot in the set after breaking Garcia in the 1st game (1-0). However, there was more to do for the Chinese to win the set because Caroline found the way to break back in the 2nd (1-1) game. The Chinese kept her focus to break the French Player in the 3rd (2-1) and in the 5th (4-1) game before winning the set (6-2).
A crucial moment of the match was when Yafan won 4 consecutive games in the 2nd set to change the scoreline from 1-1 to 5-1.
At the end of the match, Yafan scored 64 points vs. Caroline’s 44 points.
The Chinese served extremely well to win 79% of the points (22/28) behind her first serve, and she won 65% points (13/20) on her second serve. The Chinese won this match even if she was struggling in converting her break points because she converted only 31% (4/13). On the other side, the French Player was battling in converting her break points as she converted only 25% of her break points (1/4). That was one of the key issues for her loss.
After this contest, the head to head between Wang and Garcia is 1-1.
Highlights Yafan Wang vs. Caroline Garcia Tianjin Open – Tianjin
Next Match: Yafan Wang vs. Rebecca Peterson – stats
Wang will play Peterson in the quarter.
The last time that they squared off, Peterson won 6-3 3-6 6-4 in the 1st round in Guangzhou back in 2015.
Tennis Scores in Tianjin
- Yafan WangWang – Caroline GarciaGarcia (6-4 6-2) – See score progression
- Rebecca PetersonPeterson – Xin Yu WangYu Wang (7-5 3-2 ret.) – See score progression
- Yulia PutintsevaPutintseva – Samantha StosurStosur (6-1 6-2) – See score progression
- Ons JabeurJabeur – Xiyu WangWang (6-4 6-2) – See score progression
- Saisai ZhengZheng – Veronika KudermetovaKudermetova (0-0) – See H2H details
- Shuai PengPeng – Dayana YastremskaYastremska (0-1) – See H2H details
- Magda LinetteLinette – Kurumi NaraNara (1-2) – See H2H details
- Heather WatsonWatson – Qiang WangWang (0-0) – See H2H details
- Ons JabeurJabeur – Yulia PutintsevaPutintseva (0-0) – See H2H details
- Yafan WangWang – Rebecca PetersonPeterson (0-1) – See H2H details