Kaia Kanepi routs Tereza Martincova 6-2 6-3 in the qualifications in Moscow on Monday after playing a good match to come up against Timea Babos in the 1st round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Kanepi had a head start at the beginning of the set to break Martincova in the 1st game (1-0) before consolidating her break and lead 3-0. Yet, there was more to do for Kanepi to win the set since Tereza found the way to break back in the 4th (1-3) game. The Estonian maintained her focus to break Martincova in the 7th (5-2) game before conquering the set (6-2).

2nd set.

Kaia won the set after she broke Martincova in the 7th (4-3) and in the 9th (6-3) game. That break was the key for Kanepi to conquer the set since she didn’t drop her serve during the rest of the set.

Martincova was not able to offer any resistance in the last 4 games of the set (from 2-3 to 6-3).

1st
Kanepi
Martincova
6-2
6
2
5
2
4
2
3
2
3
1
3
0
2
0
1
0
2nd
Kanepi
Martincova
6-3
6
3
5
3
4
3
3
3
2
3
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1

Statistics

At the end of the match, Kanepi scored 58 points vs. Martincova’s 39 points.

The Estonian was great in converting all the break points (5/5). On the other side, Tereza was far from perfect in converting her break points since she converted only 33% of her break points (1/3). That was one of the key issues for her loss.

After this contest, the head to head between Kanepi and Martincova is 1-0 for Kaia.

Next Match: Kaia Kanepi vs. Timea Babos – stats

Kanepi will take on Babos in the 1st round.

This will be the 3rd time that Kaia Kanepi and Timea Babos clash against each other. The head to head is 2-0 for Kanepi (see full H2H stats), 1-0 on I.hard.

The last time that they squared off, Kanepi won 6-3 6-4 in the qualifications in Miami back in March 2019.

Tennis Scores in Moscow

Upcoming matches

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