Kirsten Flipkens overcomes Irina Maria Bara 6-3 6-4 in the qualifications in New York on Tuesday. Flipkens will face off with Jovana Jaksic in the qualifications.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Maria Bara conquered a commanding position in the outset to break Flipkens in the 1st game (1-0). However, Flipkens managed to stage a good comeback to break the Romanian 3 times in the 4th (2-2), in the 6th (3-3) and in the 8th (5-3) game before winning the set (6-3).

The Romanian was not able to offer any resistance in the last 4 games of the set (from 2-3 to 6-3).

2nd set.

Flipkens started off on the right foot in the set after breaking Maria Bara in the 1st game (1-0). Yet, that wasn’t sufficient for Flipkens to win the set because the Romanian managed to break back in the 2nd (1-1) game. Flipkens maintained her focus to break Maria Bara in the 9th (5-4) game before managing to win the set (6-4).

1st
Flipkens
Bara
6-3
6
3
5
3
4
3
3
3
2
3
2
2
1
2
0
2
0
1
2nd
Flipkens
Bara
6-4
6
4
5
4
4
4
3
4
3
3
2
3
2
2
1
2
1
1
1
0

Statistics

After this match, the head to head between Flipkens and Maria Bara is 1-0 for Kirsten.

Next Match: Kirsten Flipkens vs. Jovana Jaksic – stats

Flipkens will take on Jaksic in the qualifications.

There is no head to head record between Kirsten Flipkens and Jovana Jaksic since this will be the first time that they will square off in the main tour.

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