Kirsten Flipkens outpaces Gabriela Dabrowski 6-1 6-4 in the qualifications in Moscow on Monday after playing a remarkable match to come up against Natalia Vikhlyantseva in the 1st round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Flipkens had a racing start in this set after breaking Dabrowski in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating her break and lead 4-0. Yet, there was more to do for the Belgian to win the set since Dabrowski managed to break back in the 5th (1-4) game. Kirsten kept her cool to break Gabriela in the 6th (5-1) game before conquering the set (6-1).

A crucial moment of the match was when Kirsten won 4 consecutive games in the 1st set to change the scoreline from 0-0 to 4-0.

2nd set.

There was not much difference between them in this set with the exception of 1 break that Flipkens conquered in the 3rd game (2-1) before winning the set (6-4).

1st
Flipkens
Dabrowski
6-1
6
1
5
1
4
1
4
0
3
0
2
0
1
0
2nd
Flipkens
Dabrowski
6-4
6
4
5
4
5
3
4
3
4
2
3
2
3
1
2
1
1
1
0
1

Statistics

At the end of the match, Flipkens scored 63 points vs. Gabriela’s 43 points.

The Belgian served extremely well to win 76% of the points (26/34) behind her first serve, and she won 53% points (10/19) on her second serve. Flipkens was effective in converting 67% of the break points that she procured (4/6). On the other side, Dabrowski was struggling in finding the solution in converting her break points since she converted only 20% of her break points (1/5). That was one of the key issues for her loss.

After this contest, the head to head between Flipkens and Dabrowski is 1-0 for Kirsten.

Next Match: Kirsten Flipkens vs. Natalia Vikhlyantseva – stats

Flipkens will come up against Vikhlyantseva in the 1st round.

This will be the 2nd time that Kirsten Flipkens and Natalia Vikhlyantseva face off. The head to head is 1-0 for Vikhlyantseva (see full H2H stats), but they have never competed against each other on I.hard.

The last time that they squared off, Vikhlyantseva won 6-3 6-3 in the qualifications in Cincinnati back in 2018.

Tennis Scores in Moscow

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