DUBAI RESULTS. Immense Mladenovic vanquishes Hercog in the qualifications

DUBAI DUTY FREE CHAMPIONSHIPS - DUBAI RESULTS. Mladenovic thumps Hercog to square off with Aliaksandra Sasnovich in the 1st round

Prediction and head to head Kristina Mladenovic vs. Polona Hercog

Kristina Mladenovic thumps Polona Hercog 6-3 6-1 in the qualifications in Dubai on Monday after playing a solid match to square off with Aliaksandra Sasnovich in the 1st round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Hercog was in a great position at the beginning of the set to break Mladenovic in the 1st game (1-0). Yet, Kristina was not done to come back to break the Slovenian 3 times in the 2nd (1-1), in the 6th (4-2) and in the 8th (5-3) game before winning the set (6-3).

2nd set.

Mladenovic won the set after she broke Hercog 3 times in the 3rd (2-1), in the 5th (4-1) and in the 7th (6-1) game. That break was sufficient for the French Player to conquer the set as she didn’t drop her serve during the rest of the set.

Hercog couldn’t stop the opposition in the last 6 games of the set (from 0-1 to 6-1).

1st
Mladenovic
Hercog
6-3
6
3
5
3
4
3
4
2
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
0
1
2nd
Mladenovic
Hercog
6-1
6
1
5
1
4
1
3
1
2
1
1
1
0
1

Statistics

At the end of the match, Mladenovic scored 66 points vs. Polona’s 50 points.

Kristina was effective in converting 50% of the break points that she procured (6/12). On the other side, Polona wasn’t that great in converting her break points (only 40%2/5). That was one of the key issues for her loss.

After this match, the head to head between Mladenovic and Hercog is 1-1.

Next Match H2H: Kristina Mladenovic vs. Aliaksandra Sasnovich – stats

Mladenovic will come up against Sasnovich in the 1st round.

This will be the 6th time that Kristina Mladenovic and Aliaksandra Sasnovich play each other. The head to head is 4-1 for Sasnovich (see full H2H stats), 2-0 on hard.

The last time that they locked horns, Sasnovich won 7-66 6-73 6-2 in the 1st round in New Haven back in 2018.

Tennis Scores in Dubai

Upcoming matches

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