Viktoria Kuzmova overcomes Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 2-6 6-2 6-4 in the 2nd round in Linz on Thursday. Kuzmova will fight against Andrea Petkovic in the quarter.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Anastasia in this set didn’t concede much to Kuzmova and for that reason she won 6-2 after breaking Kuzmova in the 3rd (2-1) and in the 7th (5-2) game.

2nd set.

Kuzmova in this set didn’t concede much to Pavlyuchenkova and consequentely she won 6-2 after breaking Anastasia in the 6th (4-2) and in the 8th (6-2) game.

Anastasia had no answers in the last 4 games of the set (from 2-2 to 6-2).

3rd set.

Kuzmova was in a great position at the beginning of the set to break Pavlyuchenkova in the 2nd game (2-0). Notwithstanding, there was more to do for the Slovakian to win the set since Anastasia managed to break back in the 3rd (1-2) and in the 5th (3-2) game. The Slovakian maintained her focus to break Pavlyuchenkova in the 8th (4-4) and in the 10th (6-4) game.

The Russian was not able to offer any resistance in the last 4 games of the set (from 2-4 to 6-4).

Yet also the Russian won 4 consecutive games from 0-2 to 4-2

1st
Kuzmova
Pavlyuchenkova
2-6
2
6
2
5
2
4
2
3
1
3
1
2
1
1
1
0
2nd
Kuzmova
Pavlyuchenkova
6-2
6
2
5
2
4
2
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0
3rd
Kuzmova
Pavlyuchenkova
6-4
6
4
5
4
4
4
3
4
2
4
2
3
2
2
2
1
2
0
1
0

Statistics

The Slovakian won this encounter even if she won less points than Pavlyuchenkova (80 vs. 82).

Kuzmova was pretty good in converting 56% of the break points that she procured (5/9). On the other side, the Russian had a tough time in converting her break points as she converted only 40% of her break points (4/10). That was one of the key issues for her demise.

After this contest, the head to head between Kuzmova and Pavlyuchenkova is 2-1 for Viktoria.

Next Match: Viktoria Kuzmova vs. Andrea Petkovic – stats

Kuzmova will fight against Petkovic in the quarter.

There is no head to head record between Viktoria Kuzmova and Andrea Petkovic since this will be the first time that they will face off in the main tour.

Tennis Scores in Linz

Upcoming matches

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  • Ekaterina AlexandrovaAlexandrovaKristina MladenovicMladenovic (0-0) – See H2H details
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