Cori Gauff defeats Maegan Manasse 6-4 6-2 in the qualifications in Washington on Saturday. Gauff will square off with Hiroko Kuwata in the qualifications.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Gauff had a great start in this set after breaking Manasse in the 2nd game (2-0). Notwithstanding, that wasn’t sufficient for the American to win the set since Maegan succeeded in breaking back in the 3rd (1-2) game. The American maintained her cool to break Maegan in the 10th (6-4) game.

2nd set.

Gauff started off on the right foot in the set after breaking Manasse in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating her break and lead 3-0. The American improved her lead after breaking Manasse in the 8th (6-2) game before winning the set.

At the end of the match, Cori scored 61 points vs. Maegan’s 42 points.

Gauff served very well to win 78% of the points (21/27) behind her first serve, and she won 68% points (13/19) on her second serve. Cori won this match even if she was battling in converting her break points since she converted only 40% (4/10). On the other side, the American was remarkable in converting all the break points (1/1). Yet, that was not enough to win the match.

After this encounter, the head to head between Gauff and Manasse is 1-0 for Cori.

Highlights Cori Gauff vs. Maegan Manasse Citi Open – Washington

1st
Gauff
Manasse
6-4
6
4
5
4
4
4
4
3
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
1
2
0
1
0
2nd
Gauff
Manasse
6-2
6
2
5
2
4
2
4
1
3
1
3
0
2
0
1
0

Next Match: Cori Gauff vs. Hiroko Kuwata – H2H and stats

Gauff will compete against Kuwata in the qualifications.

There is no head to head record between Cori Gauff and Hiroko Kuwata since this will be the first time that they will square off in the main tour.

Cori Gauff in Washington

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