Veronika Kudermetova extinguishes Samantha Stosur 6-2 6-2 in the 1st round in Hobart on Monday after playing a remarkable match to possibly clash against Catherine Cartan Bellis or Marie Bouzkova in the 2nd round.
Score, report, and key facts
Veronika in this set was more solid than the Australian and consequently she won 6-2 after breaking Stosur in the 3rd (2-1) and in the 5th (4-1) game.
A crucial moment of the match was when Kudermetova won 5 consecutive games in the 1st set to change the scoreline from 0-1 to 5-1.
Veronika in this set was too strong for Stosur and finally she won 6-2. Samantha broke Veronika 3 times in the 3rd (2-1), in the 5th (3-2) and in the 7th (5-2) game. However, Veronika broke her opponent in the 4th (2-2) game, but that didn’t prevent her to conquer the set (6-2).
The Australian was eclipsed in the last 4 games of the set (from 2-2 to 6-2).
At the end of the match, the Russian scored 61 points vs. Samantha’s 41 points.
Kudermetova was sharp when converting 71% of the break points that she procured (5/7). On the other side, the Australian was struggling when converting her break points (only 25% – 1/4). That was one of the key issues for her loss.
After this encounter, the head to head between Kudermetova and Stosur is 1-1.
Highlights Veronika Kudermetova vs. Samantha Stosur Hobart International – Hobart
Next Match H2H: Veronika Kudermetova vs. Catherine Cartan Bellis or Marie Bouzkova – stats
There is no head to head record between Veronika Kudermetova and Catherine Cartan Bellis since this will be the first time that they will clash against each other at pro level.
Tennis Scores in Hobart
- Lauren DavisDavis – Astra SharmaSharma (6-3 3-6 7-66) – See score progression
- Heather WatsonWatson – Jil TeichmannTeichmann (1-6 6-4 6-4) – See score progression
- Magda LinetteLinette – Svetlana KuznetsovaKuznetsova (7-62 7-69) – See score progression
- Kateryna KozlovaKozlova – Sara Sorribes TormoSorribes Tormo (6-2 6-1) – See score progression
- Veronika KudermetovaKudermetova – Samantha StosurStosur (6-2 6-2) – See score progression
- Fiona FerroFerro – Rebecca PetersonPeterson (4-4 ret.) – See score progression
- Viktoria KuzmovaKuzmova – Lin ZhuZhu (5-7 6-2 7-6(3)) – See score progression
- Kristyna PliskovaPliskova – Nina StojanovicStojanovic (1-6 6-4 6-3) – See score progression
- Elise MertensMertens – Christina MchaleMchale (0-1) – See H2H details
- Lin ZhuZhu – Viktoria KuzmovaKuzmova (0-0) – See H2H details
- Elena RybakinaRybakina – Tamara ZidansekZidansek (0-0) – See H2H details
- Alison Van UytvanckVan Uytvanck – Alize CornetCornet (0-0) – See H2H details
- Nina StojanovicStojanovic – Kristyna PliskovaPliskova (0-0) – See H2H details
- Lizette CabreraCabrera – Caroline GarciaGarcia (0-0) – See H2H details
- Kirsten FlipkensFlipkens – Shuai ZhangZhang (0-0) – See H2H details
- Catherine Cartan BellisCartan Bellis – Marie BouzkovaBouzkova (0-0) – See H2H details
- Anna BlinkovaBlinkova – Ons JabeurJabeur (0-0) – See H2H details
- Yafan WangWang – Garbine MuguruzaMuguruza (0-0) – See H2H details
- Heather WatsonWatson – Fiona FerroFerro (1-0) – See H2H details
- Magda LinetteLinette – Lauren DavisDavis (1-2) – See H2H details