Karolina Pliskova makes light work of Ekaterina Alexandrova 6-2 6-0 in the quarter in Eastbourne on Thursday after playing a solid match to face Kiki Bertens in the semifinal.

Match Report, stats, and key facts

1st set.

The Czech in this set was too good for Ekaterina since she won the set 6-2 after breaking the Russian in the 6th (4-2) and in the 8th (6-2) game.

2nd set.

Ekaterina imploded and the Czech won the set 6-0.

At the end of the match, Pliskova scored 55 points vs. Ekaterina’s 31 points.

The Czech served exceptionally well to win 84% of the points (21/25) behind her first serve, and she won 53% points (8/15) on her second serve. Karolina was effective in converting 50% of the break points that she procured (5/10).

On the other side, Ekaterina wasn’t able to conquer any break point. That was one of the issues for her defeat alongside with the fact that she wasn’t really able to hold her serve.

After this match, the head to head between Pliskova and Alexandrova is 2-0 for Karolina.

Highlights Karolina Pliskova vs. Ekaterina Alexandrova Nature Valley International – Eastbourne

1st
Pliskova
Alexandrova
6-2
6
2
5
2
4
2
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0
2nd
Pliskova
Alexandrova
6-0
6
0
5
0
4
0
3
0
2
0
1
0

Prediction and head to head Karolina Pliskova vs. Kiki Bertens

Pliskova will play Bertens in the semifinal.

This will be the 5th time that Karolina Pliskova and Kiki Bertens fight against each other. The head to head is 3-1 for Bertens (see full H2H stats), 1-0 on grass.

The last time that they fought against each other, Bertens won 6-2 6-2 in the 2nd round in Montreal back in 2018.

Karolina Pliskova in Eastbourne

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