Cori Gauff upsets Jelena Ostapenko 6-3 1-6 6-2 in the final in Linz on Sunday.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Gauff had a favorable start in this set after breaking Ostapenko in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating her break and lead 3-0. That break was the key for Gauff to win the set (6-3) as there were no other breaks.

2nd set.

Ostapenko was pretty sharp at the beginning of the set after breaking Gauff in the 2nd game (2-0). Yet, that was not enough for the Latvian to win the set because the American succeeded in breaking back in the 3rd (1-2) game. Jelena kept her focus to break Gauff in the 4th (3-1) and in the 6th (5-1) game before conquering the set (6-1).

Gauff was outplayed in the last 4 games of the set (from 2-1 to 6-1).

3rd set.

Gauff took off at the beginning of the set after breaking Ostapenko in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating her break and lead 5-0. Nevertheless, that was not enough for the American to win the set since the Latvian managed to break back in the 7th (2-5) game. The American kept her cool to break the Latvian in the 8th (6-2) game.

A crucial moment of the match was when the American won 5 consecutive games in the 3rd set to change the scoreline from 0-0 to 5-0.

1st
Gauff
Ostapenko
6-3
6
3
5
3
5
2
4
2
4
1
3
1
3
0
2
0
1
0
2nd
Gauff
Ostapenko
1-6
1
6
1
5
1
4
1
3
1
2
0
2
0
1
3rd
Gauff
Ostapenko
6-2
6
2
5
2
5
1
5
0
4
0
3
0
2
0
1
0

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Statistics

At the end of the match, Gauff scored 72 points vs. Jelena’s 70 points.

Gauff didn’t lose the focus when converting 50% of the break points that she conquered (5/10). On the other side, Ostapenko was effective when converting 50% of the break points that she conquered points (4/8). Notwithstanding, that was not enough to win the encounter.

After this match, the head to head between Gauff and Ostapenko is 1-0 for Cori.

Highlights Cori Gauff vs. Jelena Ostapenko Upper Austria Ladies Linz – Linz

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