Kristie Ahn shocks Jelena Ostapenko 6-3 7-5 in the 3rd round in New York on Saturday. Ahn will fight against Elise Mertens in the 4th round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Kristie won the set after she broke Jelena in the 6th (4-2) and in the 8th (5-3) game. Ostapenko tried to stage a comeback breaking in the 7th (4-3) game. Notwithstanding, the American managed to stay calm and finish the job before winning the set 6-3.

2nd set.

Ahn started off on the right foot in the set after breaking Ostapenko in the 1st game (1-0). Anyhow, that was not enough for the American to win the set since Ostapenko found the way to break back in the 4th (2-2) game. Kristie maintained her focus to break the Latvian in the 11th (6-5) game before winning the set (7-5).

1st
Ahn
Ostapenko
6-3
6
3
5
3
4
3
4
2
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0
2nd
Ahn
Ostapenko
7-5
7
5
6
5
5
5
4
5
4
4
3
4
3
3
2
3
2
2
2
1
2
0
1
0

Statistics

After this match, the head to head between Ahn and Ostapenko is 3-0 for Kristie.

Highlights Kristie Ahn vs. Jelena Ostapenko U.S. Open – New York

Next Match: Kristie Ahn vs. Elise Mertens – stats

Ahn will face Mertens in the 4th round.

This will be the 3rd time that Kristie Ahn and Elise Mertens face off. The head to head is 1-1 for Ahn and Mertens (see full H2H stats),but they are 1-1 on hard.

The last time that they played each other, Ahn won 6-3 6-3 in the 2nd round in San Jose back in August 2019.

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