2020 J&T Banka Ostrava Open Day 4 Recap: Qualifier Upsets 2nd Seeded Pliskova

2020 J&T Banka Ostrava Open Day 4 Recap

Qualifier Veronika Kudermetova would upset the second-seeded Karolina Pliskova, Coco Gauff would lose a tough match, and much more at the 2020 J&T Banka Ostrava Open.

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2020 J&T Banka Ostrava Open Day 4 Results

Singles Results

Ons Jabeur vs. Jelena Ostapenko (wc)

In the opening set of Ons Jabeur’s match against wildcard Jelena Ostapenko, Jabeur would get three breaks of Ostapenko’s serve to take the set 6-4.

In the second set, she would get four breaks of Ostapenko’s serve to take the set 6-4 and win the match 6-4, 6-4.

Coco Gauff (q) vs. Aryna Sabalenka (3)

In the opening set of qualifier Coco Gauff’s match against the third-seeded Aryna Sabalenka, with the set tied at one, Gauff would win five straight games, the last at love, to take the set 6-1.

But, in the second set, Sabalenka would respond by getting a break of Gauff’s serve in the twelfth game to take the set 7-5 and force a third set.

In the decisive third set, each player would manage to break the other’s serve three times en route to a tiebreak. In the tiebreak, Sabalenka would dominate, winning 7-2, to take the set 7-6 (7-2) and the match 1-6, 7-5, 7-6 (7-2).

Karolina Muchova vs. Elise Mertens (7)

In the opening set of the seventh-seeded Elise Mertens’ match against Karolina Muchova, Mertens would only need one break of Muchova’s serve, in the tenth game, to take the set 6-4.

In the second set, with the set tied at two, Mertens would win four straight games to take the set 6-2 and win the match 6-4, 6-2.

Veronika Kudermetova (q) vs. Karolina Pliskova (2)

In the first set of the second-seeded Karolina Pliskova’s match against qualifier Veronika Kudermetova, Pliskova would only need one break of Kudermetova’s serve, in the fifth game, to take the set 6-4.

But, in the second set, Kudermetova would respond by getting three breaks of Pliskova’s serve to take the set 6-4 and force a third set.

In the decisive third set, Kudermetova would come out firing, winning the first three games in a row before taking the set 6-3 to win the match 4-6, 6-4, 6-3.

Daria Kasatkina (q) vs. Jennifer Brady

In the opening set of American Jennifer Brady’s match against qualifier Daria Kasatkina, down 2-5, Brady would win five straight games to take the set 7-5.

In the second set, Brady would get two breaks of Kasatkina’s serve, in the fourth and eighth games, to take the set 6-2 and win the match 7-5, 6-2.

Doubles Results

M.Linette / J.Teichmann vs. B.Krejcikova / K.Siniakova  (2)

In the first doubles match of the day, the second-seeded team of Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova would take on the team of Magda Linette and Jil Teichmann.

In the opening set of their match, down 1-4 to Linette and Teichmann, Krejcikova and Siniakova would win five straight games to take the set 6-4.

But, in the second set, Linette and Teichmann would get two breaks of their opponents’ serve, in the second and eighth games, to take the set 6-2 and force a third set tiebreak.

In the third set tiebreak, Krejcikova and Siniakova would come out on top, 10-5, to win the match 6-4, 2-6, 10-5.

E.Mertens / A.Sabalenka  (1) vs. J.Ostapenko / V.Zvonareva

In the last doubles match of the day, the top-seeded team of Elise Mertens and Aryna Sabalenka would take on the team of Jelena Ostapenko and Vera Zvonareva.

In the opening set of their match, each team would manage to break the other’s serve twice en route to a tiebreak. In the tiebreak, Mertens and Sabalenka would prevail, 7-5, to take the set 7-6 (7-5).

In the second set, Ostapenko and Zvonareva would get three breaks of their opponents’ serve to take the set 7-5 and force a third set tiebreak.

In the third set tiebreak, Mertens and Sabalenka would prevail, 10-8, to win the match 7-6 (7-5), 5-7, 10-8.

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