Kirsten Flipkens shocks Dayana Yastremska 6-3 3-6 6-3 in the 2nd round in Moscow on Wednesday. Flipkens is going to play against Belinda Bencic in the quarter.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Flipkens was quite dominant at the beginning of the set to break Yastremska in the 2nd game (2-0). Nevertheless, that was not enough for Flipkens to win the set as Dayana found the way to break back in the 3rd (1-2) and in the 5th (3-2) game. Flipkens maintained her focus to break Yastremska in the 6th (3-3) and in the 8th (5-3) game before winning the set (6-3).

Dayana couldn’t stop the opposition in the last 4 games of the set (from 2-3 to 6-3).

2nd set.

Both players managed to hold their serve for the entire set. The only difference was just 1 break that Yastremska conquered in the 6th game (4-2) before winning the set (6-3).

3rd set.

Kirsten won the set after she broke Yastremska in the 6th (4-2) and in the 8th (5-3) game. The Ukrainian tried to stage a comeback breaking in the 7th (4-3) game. Notwithstanding, Flipkens maintained the focus before winning the set 6-3.

1st
Flipkens
Yastremska
6-3
6
3
5
3
4
3
3
3
2
3
2
2
2
1
2
0
1
0
2nd
Flipkens
Yastremska
3-6
3
6
3
5
2
5
2
4
2
3
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1
3rd
Flipkens
Yastremska
6-3
6
3
5
3
4
3
4
2
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0

Statistics

Flipkens won this contest even if she conquered less points than Yastremska (88 vs. 92).

The Belgian won this match even if she was far from perfect in converting her break points because she converted only 33% (5/15). On the other side, the Ukrainian was far from perfect in converting her break points since she converted only 36% of her break points (4/11). That was one of the key issues for her defeat.

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

Next Match: Kirsten Flipkens vs. Belinda Bencic – stats

Flipkens will compete against Bencic in the quarter.

This will be the 4th time that Kirsten Flipkens and Belinda Bencic face off. The head to head is 2-1 for Bencic (see full H2H stats), 2-0 on I.hard.

The last time that they played each other, Bencic won 6-1 6-3 in the 2nd round in Luxembourg back in 2018.

Tennis Scores in Moscow

Upcoming matches

  • Veronika KudermetovaKudermetovaAnastasia PavlyuchenkovaPavlyuchenkova (1-1) – See H2H details
  • Karolina MuchovaMuchovaEkaterina AlexandrovaAlexandrova (0-0) – See H2H details
  • Kirsten FlipkensFlipkensBelinda BencicBencic (1-2) – See H2H details
  • Kristina MladenovicMladenovicKiki BertensBertens (0-1) – See H2H details

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