Kaia Kanepi aces Eugenie Bouchard 6-4 3-6 6-3 in the qualifications in New York on Friday. Kanepi will try to go further in the tournament when he will face Mayo Hibi in the qualifications.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Kanepi conquered a good lead at the beginning of the set after breaking Bouchard in the 2nd game (2-0). Nonetheless, there was more work to do for the Estonian to win the set since Bouchard managed to break back in the 3rd (1-2) and in the 9th (4-5) game. Kaia kept her focus to break Eugenie in the 8th (5-3) and in the 10th (6-4) game.

Kanepi failed to serve out the set when leading 5-3 to be broken at 30.

2nd set.

Bouchard had a racing start in this set after breaking Kanepi in the 1st game (1-0). Notwithstanding, there was more to do for Eugenie to win the set since Kaia succeeded in breaking back in the 8th (3-5) game. Bouchard maintained her cool to break Kanepi in the 9th (6-3) game.

3rd set.

Kanepi came out strong at the beginning of the set after breaking Bouchard in the 1st game (1-0). However, the set was not over yet and there was more work to do for Kanepi to win the set since Eugenie succeeded in breaking back in the 6th (2-4) game. The Estonian maintained her cool to break Eugenie in the 9th (6-3) game.

Statistics

At the end of the match, Kaia scored 98 points vs. the Canadian’s 85 points.

Kaia was pretty focused in converting 58% of the break points that she conquered (7/12). On the other side, Eugenie was battling in converting her break points since she converted only 46% of her break points (6/13). That was one of the key issues for her demise.

After this encounter, the head to head between Kanepi and Bouchard is 1-0 for Kaia.

1st
Kanepi
Bouchard
6-4
6
4
5
4
5
3
4
3
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
1
2
0
1
0
2nd
Kanepi
Bouchard
3-6
3
6
3
5
2
5
1
5
1
4
1
3
1
2
0
2
0
1
3rd
Kanepi
Bouchard
6-3
6
3
5
3
4
3
4
2
4
1
3
1
2
1
2
0
1
0

Next Match: Kaia Kanepi vs. Mayo Hibi – stats

Kanepi will face Hibi in the qualifications.

There is no head to head record between Kaia Kanepi and Mayo Hibi since this will be the first time that they will play each other in the main tour.

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