Richard Berankis makes light work of Go Soeda 6-1 6-1 in the semifinal in Vancouver Challenger on Saturday after playing a solid match to clash against Jason Jung in the final.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Berankis had a pretty good kick start of the set after breaking Soeda in the 1st game (1-0) before consolidating his break and lead 4-0. Richard improved his lead after breaking the Japanese in the 3rd (3-0) and in the 7th (6-1) game before winning the set.

A crucial moment of the match was when the Lithuanian won 4 consecutive games in the 1st set to change the scoreline from 0-0 to 4-0.

2nd set.

Berankis had a running start at the beginning of the set after breaking Soeda in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating his break and lead 4-0. Anyhow, there was more work to do for Berankis to win the set since Soeda managed to break back in the 5th (1-4) game. Richard maintained his cool to break the Japanese in the 6th (5-1) game before managing to win the set (6-1).

A crucial moment of the match was when the Lithuanian won 4 consecutive games in the 2nd set to change the scoreline from 0-0 to 4-0.

1st
Berankis
Soeda
6-1
6
1
5
1
4
1
4
0
3
0
2
0
1
0
2nd
Berankis
Soeda
6-1
6
1
5
1
4
1
4
0
3
0
2
0
1
0

Statistics

At the end of the match, Berankis scored 64 points vs. Soeda’s 39 points.

The Lithuanian was sharp when converting 67% of the break points that he conquered (6/9). On the other side, Soeda was struggling in finding the solution in converting his break points since he converted only 20% of his break points (1/5). That was one of the key issues for his defeat.

After this match, the head to head between Berankis and Soeda is 2-0.

Next Match: Richard Berankis vs. Jason Jung – stats

Berankis will take on Jung in the final.

There is no head to head record between Richard Berankis and Jason Jung since this will be the first time that they will clash against each other at pro level.

The last time that they played, Berankis won 7-5 2-6 6-1 in the 2nd round in Kyoto Challenger back in 2014.

Tennis Scores in Vancouver Challenger

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