Score, report, and key facts
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.
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).
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.
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
Tennis Scores in Linz
- Cori GauffGauff – Jelena OstapenkoOstapenko (6-3 1-6 6-2) – See score progression