Marie Bouzkova upsets Sloane Stephens 6-2 7-5 in the 2nd round in Toronto on Wednesday. Bouzkova will face Jelena Ostapenko or Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the 3rd round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Marie in this set didn’t concede much to Stephens and therefore she won 6-2 after breaking Stephens 3 times in the 3rd (2-1), in the 5th (3-2) and in the 7th (5-2) game. Bouzkova was broken in the in the 4th (2-2) game, but that didn’t prevent her to conquer the set (6-2).

Sloane was completely wiped out in the last 4 games of the set (from 2-2 to 6-2).

2nd set.

The Czech won the set after she broke Sloane in the 5th (3-2) and in the 11th (6-5) game. The American tried to stage a comeback breaking in the 10th (5-5) game. Notwithstanding, the Czech refused to give way before winning the set 7-5.

At the end of the match, Bouzkova scored 78 points vs. Sloane’s 62 points.

The Czech won this match even if she had some problems in converting her break points as she converted only 45% (5/11). On the other side, Stephens was not so effective in converting her break points because she converted only 20% of her break points (2/10). That was one of the key issues for her defeat.

After this match, the head to head between Bouzkova and Stephens is 2-0 for Marie.

Highlights Marie Bouzkova vs. Sloane Stephens Rogers Cup – Toronto

1st
Bouzkova
Stephens
6-2
6
2
5
2
4
2
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
0
1
2nd
Bouzkova
Stephens
7-5
7
5
6
5
5
5
5
4
5
3
4
3
4
2
3
2
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1

Next Match: Marie Bouzkova vs. Jelena Ostapenko or Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova – H2H and stats

Bouzkova will play either Jelena Ostapenko or Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the 3rd round. The head to head is 0-0 vs. Jelena Ostapenko and 0-0 vs. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

There is no head to head record between Marie Bouzkova and Jelena Ostapenko since this will be the first time that they will fight against each other at pro level.

Marie Bouzkova in Toronto

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