Score, report, and key facts
Watson had a strong start of this set after breaking Kudermetova in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating her break and lead 3-0. Watson extended her lead after breaking Veronika in the 6th (5-1) game before winning the set (6-1).
There was not much difference between them in this set with the exception of 1 break that the Brit conquered in the 5th game (3-2) before winning the set (6-4).
At the end of the match, heather scored 64 points vs. Kudermetova’s 42 points.
The Brit served extremely well to win 88% of the points (29/33) behind her first serve, and she won 52% points (11/21) on her second serve. The Brit won this match even if she wasn’t that great in converting her break points because she converted only 43% (3/7). On the other side, the Russian wasn’t able to conquer any break point (0/3). That was one of the key issues for her loss.
After this contest, the head to head between Watson and Kudermetova is 1-0 for Heather.
Highlights Heather Watson vs. Veronika Kudermetova Tianjin Open – Tianjin
Next Match: Heather Watson vs. Rebecca Peterson – stats
Watson will come up against Peterson in the final.
The last time that they competed against each other, Peterson won 6-2 6-2 in the qualifications in Wuhan back in September 2019.
Tennis Scores in Tianjin
- Rebecca PetersonPeterson – Ons JabeurJabeur (0-6 6-4 7-5) – See score progression
- Heather WatsonWatson – Veronika KudermetovaKudermetova (6-1 6-4) – See score progression
- Nao Hibino/Miyu KatoHibino/Miyu Kato – Ying-Ying Duan/Shuai PengDuan/Shuai Peng (6-4 1-6 10-7) – See score progression
- Rebecca PetersonPeterson – Heather WatsonWatson (1-0) – See H2H details