In the penultimate quarterfinal match of Roland Garros, Corey Gauff (25th racket of the world) met with the formidable Barbara Kreichikova. The representative of the Czech Republic is in 33rd place in the ranking. In previous matches, Gauff outplayed Krunich (7 - 5 and 6 4), V. Qiang (6 - 3 and 7 - 6), D. Brady (withdrew) and O. Jaber (3 - 6 and 1 - 6). Kreichikova turned out to be stronger than her more famous rivals. She beat Plishkova, Aleksandrova, Svitolina and Stevens. In this meeting, the Bookmakers gave preference to Kreichikova, who gained speed. Moreover, she confidently beats all the favorites.
Roland Garros' quarterfinal match first set review: Corey Gauff - Barbara Kreichikova
The first to serve was an American. She wins her serve. In the second set, Corey immediately converted a break point. In game 3, he confidently wins a point on his serve. The score becomes: 3 - 0. In the 4th game Kreichikova was leading 0 - 40. Corey equalizes the score: 40 - 40. After 2 "exactly" Kreichikova wins her serve. Score: 3 - 1. In the 5th game, Barbara implemented a reverse break-point. She reduced the gap to a minimum: 3 - 2. In the 6th game, Gauff had a chance to realize a break. But Barbara compares the score. Having won 2 rallies in a row, she converted her serve. The score in the set becomes equal: 3 - 3.
In the 7th game, Gauff was leading 40 - 30. Barbara evens the score. After a few "straight" Corey realized her serve: 4 - 3. In the 8th game, Gauff got to the score "straight". Ultimately, the American was able to realize her break point. She stepped forward and went to serve the set. In the 9th game, Corey was leading 40 - 30. Kreichikova equalized the score. She wins 2 rallies and scores a reverse break point. She reduces the score to a minimum: 5 - 4. In game 10, Barbara wins a point on her serve. She compares the score in the set: 5 - 5. In the 11th game, Corey converted her serve. Score: 6 - 5. In the 12th game, Gauff was leading 40 - 30. Kreichikova equalized the score. Barbara was able to realize her serve. She puts the set on a time-break.
Time-break of the first set
The American woman served first. Barbara wins her opponent's serve. Score: 0 - 1. Kreichikova was able to convert one of her two rallies. Score: 1 - 2. Gauff was able to win one of her 2 serves. Score: 2 - 3. Barbara could not win a single of her two serves. Score: 4 - 3. Gauff was able to realize only one of her two serves. Score: 5 - 4. Barbara converted one of her two serves. Score: 6 - 5. Kreichikova was able to convert both serves of her opponent. She took the lead: 6 - 7. The Czech tennis player was able to convert 14 rallies. Time-break score: 6 - 8. Result of the first set of the Roland Garros quarterfinals: 6 - 7 (6 - 8).
Review of the second set of the quarterfinal match of Roland Garros: Corey Gauff - Barbara Kreichikova
The first to serve is Kreichikova. In 1 game the score was "40 - 40". Barbara put the squeeze on her opponent and won her serve. Kreichikova converted a break point in the second game. Score: 0 - 2. Czech tennis player wins 3 game on her serve at "0". In game 4, Barbara implemented another break point. Kreichikova immediately wins the 5th game on her serve. Score: 0 - 5. In the 6th game, Corey converted her serve. Score: 1 - 5.
In the 7th game, Kreichikova was leading 15 - 40. But Corey was able to level the score. The American woman unexpectedly realized a break point. Score: 2 - 5. In the 8th game, after a few "evens", Gauff wins his serve. She reduces the gap in the account: 3 - 5. Kreichikova is sent to serve for the set for the second time in a row. This time Kreichikova did not make mistakes. She wins game 9. Set score: 3 - 6. Result of the match Roland Garros: 0 - 2 (6 - 7 and 3 - 6).
Barbara Kreichikova is confidently moving up the tournament grid of Roland Garros 2021. She reached the semifinals, where there are no TOP tennis players. Barbara has every chance of winning the current Roland Garros draw.