Alize Cornet downs Kateryna Kozlova 6-4 6-2 in the 1st round in New York on Sunday. Cornet will square off with Lin Zhu in the 2nd round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Kozlova enjoyed quite a good start of the set after breaking Cornet in the 1st game (1-0). Anyhow, the French Player refused to bow to find the way to come back to break the Ukrainian in the 6th (3-3) gamein the 10th game before winning the set (6-4) after breaking his opponent in the last game.

Kateryna lost the 10th game (6-4) when she had a good chance to win the game when leading 40-0.

2nd set.

Cornet conquered a leading position at the beginning of the set after breaking Kozlova in the 2nd game (2-0). Nevertheless, that was not enough for Alize to win the set because Kozlova found the way to break back in the 3rd (1-2) game. Cornet maintained her focus to break Kateryna in the 6th (4-2) and in the 8th (6-2) game.

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

1st
Cornet
Kozlova
6-4
6
4
5
4
4
4
4
3
3
3
2
3
1
3
1
2
0
2
0
1
2nd
Cornet
Kozlova
6-2
6
2
5
2
4
2
3
2
2
2
2
1
2
0
1
0

Statistics

At the end of the match, Alize scored 70 points vs. Kozlova’s 50 points.

Alize was effective in converting 71% of the break points that she procured (5/7). On the other side, Kateryna was effective when converting 67% of the break points that she procured points (2/3). Yet, that was not enough to win the contest.

After this contest, the head to head between Cornet and Kozlova is 2-0 for Alize.

Next Match: Alize Cornet vs. Lin Zhu – stats

Cornet will square off with Zhu in the 2nd round.

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

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