Marta Kostyuk bests Saisai Zheng 6-3 6-1 in the 2nd round in Strasbourg on Wednesday after playing a remarkable match to face Caroline Garcia in the 3rd round.

The Match

The 16-year-old impressed in this match after she won 10 games of 11 after reversing a 2-3 deficit (1-break-down) before winning 6-3 6-1 in 1 hour and 12 minutes.

Marta was good at converting 55% of the break points that she procured (6/11). On the other side, the Chinese was pretty good at converting 67% of the break points that she conquered points (2/3).

After this match, the head to head between Kostyuk and Zheng is 1-0 for Kostyuk.

Prediction and head to head Marta Kostyuk vs. Caroline Garcia

Kostyuk will square off Caroline Garcia in the 3rd round.

This will be the 2nd time that Marta Kostyuk and Caroline Garcia fight against each other. The head to head is 1-0 for Garcia (see full H2H stats), 1-0 on clay.

The last time that they played, Garcia won 6-1 3-6 7-5 in the 2nd round in Stuttgart back in 2018.

Head 2 Head

Win Loss
Kostyuk
LWWLLWWWWL
Garcia
LWLLWLLWLL
2019 2018 2017
11 - 6
24 - 24
3-2
Hard
8-15
2-1
I Hard
0-0
6-2
Clay
9-7
0-1
Grass
7-2

Kostyuk in Action

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