Lin Zhu surprises Viktorija Golubic 3-6 6-1 7-5 in the qualifications in New York on Sunday. Zhu will fight against Yulia Putintseva in the 1st round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Viktorija won the set after she broke the Chinese 3 times in the 5th (3-2), in the 7th (4-3) and in the 9th (6-3) game. Zhu tried to stage a comeback breaking in the 6th (3-3) game. Yet, Viktorija kept the focus before winning the set 6-3.

2nd set.

The Chinese was too strong to concede just 1 game before breaking Viktorija 3 times and win the set 6-1.

Golubic was not able to offer any resistance in the last 6 games of the set (from 0-1 to 6-1).

3rd set.

Zhu won the set after recovering 2 times from a break down. In fact, after dropping her serve in the 3rd (1-2) and in the 7th (4-3) game. Zhu broke back 3 times in the 4th (2-2), in the 6th (4-2) and in the 12th (7-5) game before winning the set 7-5.

1st
Zhu
Golubic
3-6
3
6
3
5
3
4
3
3
2
3
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0
2nd
Zhu
Golubic
6-1
6
1
5
1
4
1
3
1
2
1
1
1
0
1
3rd
Zhu
Golubic
7-5
7
5
6
5
5
5
5
4
4
4
4
3
4
2
3
2
2
2
1
2
1
1
1
0

Statistics

At the end of the match, the Chinese scored 92 points vs. Viktorija’s 75 points.

Lin didn’t lose the concentration in converting 88% of the break points that she conquered (7/8). On the other side, the Swiss didn’t lose the concentration in converting 56% of the break points that she procured points (5/9). Nevertheless, that was not enough to win the match.

After this contest, the head to head between Zhu and Golubic is 1-0 for Lin.

Next Match: Lin Zhu vs. Yulia Putintseva – stats

Zhu will come up against Putintseva in the 1st round.

There is no head to head record between Lin Zhu and Yulia Putintseva since this will be the first time that they will fight against each other in the main tour.

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