In the first round of Roland Garros Sophia Kenin (USA) played against Elena Ostapenko (Latvia). The American is ranked 5th in the World Ranking. The representative of Latvia is on the 44th place. Today, an American woman needs to show results. She is obliged to confirm the status of the favorite. The coefficient for the American “Victoria” is: 2.4.
Review of the first set of the first round match Roland Garros Sofia Kenin - Elena Ostapenko
Ostapenko was the first to serve in the match. Elena wins the first game. In the second, she was able to realize a break point. In game 3, Kenin implemented a return break point. The score becomes: 1 - 2. In game 4, Ostapenko converted her second break-point. She took the lead: 1 - 3. In the 5th game the score was 40 - 40. After a few "exactly" Kenin realized her second break-point. The score becomes 2 - 3. In the 6th game Kenin wins his serve. The score becomes equal.
In the 7th game, Elena Ostapenko converted her serve. Score: 3 - 4. In the 8th game, after "exactly" Kenin was able to win her serve and equalize the score. In the 9th game, after a few "straight", Kenin converted a Break Point. She stepped forward. Now she's getting ready to serve the set. In game 10, the American wins her serve. The result of the first set: 6 - 4.
Review of the second set of the first round match Roland Garros Sofia Kenin - Elena Ostapenko
The first, in the second set, was served by a Latvian tennis player. When the score is 30 - 40, Kenin equalizes the score with a soft short shot. After "exactly" Ostapenko wins 1 game on his serve. In the second game, Kenin wins his serve. The score becomes equal. In game 3, the Latvian tennis player wins the game on her serve. In game 4, Elena realized a break point. She took the lead: 1 - 3. Ostapenko wins the 5th game on his serve. She took the lead: 1 - 4. In the 6th game Kenin converted her serve. She closed the lead behind: 2 - 4.
In the 7th game, Kenin confidently implemented a break point. The score becomes: 3 - 4. In the 8th game Sophia won 40 - 15. But she could not keep the advantage. Ostapenko compares the score. NGo American was able to win a point on her serve. The score becomes equal: 4 - 4. Ostapenko wins the 9th game. The score becomes: 4 - 5. Ostapenko converted a break point in the 10th game. The result of the second set: 4 - 6. The score in the match becomes equal: 1 - 1.
Review of the third set of the first round match Roland Garros Sofia Kenin - Elena Ostapenko
The first to serve was the Latvian tennis player. Kenin wins Ostapenko's serve at "0". Sophia confidently wins 2 games on her serve. Score: 2 - 0. In game 3, Ostapenko served, it was "exactly". Sophia wins 2 rallies and converts a break point. The score now stands at 3 - 0. In game 4, Ostapenko converted a break-point and narrowed the lead. In the 5th game, Kenin realized a break point. The score becomes: 4 - 1. In the 6th game Ostapenko converted a break point. She is once again closing the gap on the scoreboard.
In the r game there was another fight. Kenin was able to score 40 - 40. After that, she put the squeeze on her opponent and converted a break point. Kenin went to serve for the set and the match. In the 8th game, Ostapenko was able to realize a break point. She closed the gap: 5 - 3. Game 9 turned out to be decisive. Kenin won it on Ostapenko's serve. Thus, she finished the match with a realized break point. Set score: 6 - 3. Result of the first round match Roland Garros Kenin - Ostapenko: 2 - 1 (6 - 4, 4 - 6 and 6 - 3). She confirmed the status of the favorite and entered the second round of the competition.