Samantha Stosur defeats Arina Rodionova 7-66 6-3 in the 1st round in Nanchang on Tuesday. Stosur will engage against Nina Stojanovic in the 2nd round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Rodionova commenced this set in the best possible way after breaking Stosur in the 1st game (1-0). Nonetheless, Samantha succeeded in coming back to break Arina in the 6th (3-3) game before winning the set at the tiebreak at 6.

2nd set.

Samantha won the set after she broke Rodionova 3 times in the 3rd (2-1), in the 7th (5-2) and in the 9th (6-3) game. Arina tried to stage a comeback breaking in the 8th (5-3) game. Nonetheless, Stosur kept the focus before winning the set 6-3.

Samantha failed to serve out the set when leading 5-2 to be broken at 40.

1st
Stosur
Rodionova
7-6
7
6
6
6
6
5
5
5
5
4
4
4
4
3
3
3
2
3
1
3
1
2
0
2
0
1
2nd
Stosur
Rodionova
6-3
6
3
5
3
5
2
4
2
3
2
3
1
2
1
1
1
0
1

Statistics

At the end of the match, Stosur scored 80 points vs. Rodionova’s 72 points.

Stosur was effective in converting 50% of the break points that she conquered (4/8). On the other side, Rodionova had a tough time in converting her break points since she converted only 40% of her break points (2/5). That was one of the key issues for her defeat.

After this contest, the head to head between Stosur and Rodionova is 1-0 for Samantha.

Next Match: Samantha Stosur vs. Nina Stojanovic – stats

Stosur will square off with Stojanovic in the 2nd round.

There is no head to head record between Samantha Stosur and Nina Stojanovic since this will be the first time that they will play each other in the main tour.

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