Zhizhen Zhang upsets Go Soeda 7-5 2-6 6-4 in the final in Jinan Challenger on Sunday.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

There was not much difference between them in this set with the exception of 1 break that Zhizhen conquered in the 11th game (6-5) before winning the set (7-5).

2nd set.

Go in this set didn’t concede much to Zhizhen and eventually he won 6-2 after breaking the Chinese in the 6th (4-2) and in the 8th (6-2) game.

Zhang couldn’t stop the opposition in the last 4 games of the set (from 2-2 to 6-2).

3rd set.

Zhang was pretty sharp at the beginning of the set after breaking Soeda in the 1st game (1-0). Nonetheless, the set was not over yet and there was more work to do for Zhang to win the set because Soeda succeeded in breaking back in the 4th (2-2) game. Zhang kept his cool to break the Japanese in the 5th (3-2) game before managing to win the set (6-4).

1st
Zhang
Soeda
7-5
7
5
6
5
5
5
4
5
4
4
3
4
3
3
2
3
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1
2nd
Zhang
Soeda
2-6
2
6
2
5
2
4
2
3
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1
3rd
Zhang
Soeda
6-4
6
4
5
4
5
3
4
3
4
2
3
2
2
2
2
1
2
0
1
0

Statistics

The Chinese won this contest even if he scored less points than Go (89 vs. 92).

Zhizhen struck 10 aces and he committed 3 double faults. The Chinese was pretty focused in converting 60% of the break points that he conquered (3/5). On the other side, Go was effective in converting 50% of the break points that he conquered points (3/6). Nevertheless, that was not enough to win the contest.

After this contest, the head to head between Zhang and Soeda is 1-0 for Zhizhen.

Tennis Scores in Jinan Challenger

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