Christina Mchale bests Greetje Minnen 6-2 6-4 in the 1st round in Hiroshima on Tuesday. Mchale is going to play against Veronika Kudermetova in the 2nd round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Mchale was pretty sharp at the beginning of the set after breaking Minnen in the 1st game (1-0). Anyhow, there was more work to do for Christina to win the set because Greetje found the way to break back in the 2nd (1-1) game. The American maintained her focus to break Greetje in the 3rd (2-1) and in the 5th (4-1) game before winning the set (6-2).

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

2nd set.

The American won the set after recovering from 1 break down. In fact, after conceding her serve in the 4th (1-3) game, The American broke back in the 5th (2-3) and in the 9th (5-4) game before winning the set 6-4.

1st
Mchale
Minnen
6-2
6
2
5
2
5
1
4
1
3
1
2
1
1
1
1
0
2nd
Mchale
Minnen
6-4
6
4
5
4
4
4
3
4
3
3
2
3
1
3
1
2
1
1
0
1

Statistics

At the end of the match, Christina scored 65 points vs. Minnen’s 42 points.

The American was well focused in converting 50% of the break points that she conquered (5/10). On the other side, Minnen was sharp when converting 67% of the break points that she procured points (2/3). However, that was not enough to win the contest.

After this contest, the head to head between Mchale and Minnen is 1-0 for Christina.

Next Match: Christina Mchale vs. Veronika Kudermetova – stats

Mchale will face Kudermetova in the 2nd round.

There is no head to head record between Christina Mchale and Veronika Kudermetova since this will be the first time that they will clash against each other in the main tour.

Tennis Scores in Hiroshima

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