Score, report, and key facts
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).
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).
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).
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
- Zhizhen ZhangZhang – Go SoedaSoeda (7-5 2-6 6-4) – See score progression