Dalila Jakupovic extinguishes Sara Errani 6-1 6-1 in the 1st round in Nanchang on Monday after playing a fantastic match to play Kateryna Kozlova in the 2nd round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Jakupovic started off on the right foot in the set after breaking Errani in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating her break and lead 5-0. Jakupovic reinforced her lead after breaking the Italian in the 4th (4-0) game before winning the set (6-1).

A crucial moment of the match was when Dalila won 5 consecutive games in the 1st set to change the scoreline from 0-0 to 5-0.

2nd set.

Jakupovic had a great start in this set after breaking Errani in the 1st game (1-0). Nonetheless, that wasn’t sufficient for the Slovenian to win the set because Sara found the way to break back in the 2nd (1-1) game. The Slovenian maintained her cool to break the Italian in the 3rd (2-1), in the 5th (4-1) and in the 7th (6-1) game.

Sara was completely wiped out in the last 5 games of the set (from 1-1 to 6-1).

1st
Jakupovic
Errani
6-1
6
1
5
1
5
0
4
0
3
0
2
0
1
0
2nd
Jakupovic
Errani
6-1
6
1
5
1
4
1
3
1
2
1
1
1
1
0

Statistics

At the end of the match, the Slovenian scored 56 points vs. Errani’s 29 points.

Jakupovic was pretty effective in converting 86% of the break points that she procured (6/7). On the other side, Sara was battling in converting her break points as she converted only 20% of her break points (1/5). That was one of the key issues for her defeat.

After this encounter, the head to head between Jakupovic and Errani is 1-0 for Dalila.

Next Match: Dalila Jakupovic vs. Kateryna Kozlova – stats

Jakupovic will compete against Kozlova in the 2nd round.

This will be the 2nd time that Dalila Jakupovic and Kateryna Kozlova clash against each other. The head to head is 1-0 for Jakupovic (see full H2H stats), but they have never played each other on hard.

The last time that they locked horns, Jakupovic won 7-63 3-6 6-4 in the 1st round in Luxembourg back in 2018.

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