Score, report, and key facts
Kenin had a great start in this set after breaking Van Uytvanck in the 2nd game (2-0). Notwithstanding, the set was not over yet and there was more work to do for Kenin to win the set since Van Uytvanck found the way to break back in the 3rd (1-2) and in the 7th (3-4) game. The American kept her cool before winning the set at the tiebreak at 5.
Van Uytvanck won the set after she broke the American in the 4th (3-1) game. Sofia tried to stage a comeback breaking in the 9th (5-4) game. Nevertheless, the Belgian kept the situation under control before winning the set at the following tiebreak at 2.
Nothing could divide these 2 players in this set and therefore the pair went to fight for it in the breaker. Finally, the American won the tiebreak at 2.
The American won this contest even if she scored the same amount of points of the Belgian (122 vs. 122).
Sofia served exceptionally well to win 75% of the points (61/81) behind her first serve. Nevertheless she won only 46% points (17/37) on her second serve. Kenin won this match even if she wasn’t that great in converting her break points as she converted only 33% (3/9). On the other side, Van Uytvanck wasn’t that great in converting her break points (only 38% – 3/8). That was one of the key issues for her loss.
After this match, the head to head between Kenin and Van Uytvanck is 2-1 for Sofia.
Highlights Sofia Kenin vs. Alison Van Uytvanck Open 6 Sens – Lyon
Next Match H2H: Sofia Kenin vs. Anna-Lena Friedsam – stats
Kenin will play Friedsam in the final.
There is no head to head record between Sofia Kenin and Anna-Lena Friedsam since this will be the first time that they will play each other in the main tour.
Tennis Scores in Lyon
- Sofia KeninKenin – Alison Van UytvanckVan Uytvanck (7-65 6-72 7-62) – See score progression
- Anna-Lena FriedsamFriedsam – Daria KasatkinaKasatkina (6-3 3-6 6-2) – See score progression
- Sofia KeninKenin – Anna-Lena FriedsamFriedsam (0-0) – See H2H details