Yafan Wang topples Caroline Garcia 6-4 6-2 in the 2nd round in Tianjin on Wednesday. Wang will try to go further in the tournament when he will face Rebecca Peterson in the quarter.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

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).

2nd set.

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.

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

Statistics

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.

This will be the 2nd time that Yafan Wang and Rebecca Peterson play each other. The head to head is 1-0 for Peterson (see full H2H stats), 1-0 on hard.

The last time that they squared off, Peterson won 6-3 3-6 6-4 in the 1st round in Guangzhou back in 2015.

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