Kristina Kucova tops Bibiane Schoofs 6-71 6-2 6-3 in the qualifications in New York on Wednesday. Kucova will try to go further in the tournament when he will face Tereza Martincova in the qualifications.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Schoofs won the set after recovering 2 times from a break down. In fact, after conceding her serve in the 4th (1-3) and in the 10th (5-5) game. The Dutch broke back in the 5th (2-3) and in the 7th (4-3) game before winning the set at the following breaker at 1.

A crucial moment of the match was when Bibiane won 4 consecutive games in the 1st set to change the scoreline from 1-3 to 5-3.

2nd set.

Kucova commenced this set in the best possible way after breaking Schoofs in the 1st game (1-0). Anyhow, that was not enough for the Slovakian to win the set since the Dutch found the way to break back in the 2nd (1-1) game. Kristina kept her cool to break Schoofs in the 3rd (2-1) and in the 7th (5-2) game before managing to win the set (6-2).

3rd set.

Kucova conquered a commanding position in the outset to break Schoofs in the 1st game (1-0). Yet, there was more to do for Kucova to win the set because Bibiane managed to break back in the 2nd (1-1), in the 4th (2-2) and in the 6th (3-3) game. The Slovakian maintained her focus to break the Dutch in the 3rd (2-1), in the 5th (3-2), in the 7th (4-3) and in the 9th (6-3) game.

1st
Kucova
Schoofs
6-7
6
7
6
6
6
5
5
5
4
5
3
5
3
4
3
3
3
2
3
1
2
1
1
1
1
0
2nd
Kucova
Schoofs
6-2
6
2
5
2
4
2
3
2
3
1
2
1
1
1
1
0
3rd
Kucova
Schoofs
6-3
6
3
5
3
4
3
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0

Statistics

At the end of the match, Kristina scored 100 points vs. Bibiane’s 84 points.

Kucova was effective when converting 63% of the break points that she procured (10/16). On the other side, Bibiane was battling in converting her break points as she converted only 46% of her break points (6/13). That was one of the key issues for her loss.

After this encounter, the head to head between Kucova and Schoofs is 1-0 for Kristina.

Next Match: Kristina Kucova vs. Tereza Martincova – stats

Kucova will face Martincova in the qualifications.

There is no head to head record between Kristina Kucova and Tereza Martincova since this will be the first time that they will face off at pro level.

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