GUADALAJARA, Mexico – Eugenie Bouchard of Westmount, Que., Stacey Fung of Vancouver and Carol Zhao of Richmond Hill, Ont., all met their match in Mexico on Tuesday, dropping second-day singles showdowns on the Guadalajara Open.
Bouchard, who bounced Renata Zarazua of Mexico Metropolis 6-1, 7-6 (4) on Sunday within the WTA 1000 event, was overwhelmed by the seventh-seeded Veronika Kudermetova of Russia 6-2, 6-7, 6-4 in an entertaining match.
Bouchard seemed to have gained momentum late within the second set, however early within the third she required a medical timeout to have her left knee closely taped. She continued to battle however appeared restricted whereas lunging for pictures.
Each gamers dedicated quite a few unforced errors through the intense two-hour, 49-minute battle.
Kudermetova had eight aces, 5 double faults and received six of 15 break factors. Bouchard had two aces, three double faults and received three of 10 break factors and one tiebreaker.
Fung misplaced to Marta Kostyuk of Ukraine 3-6, 6-2, 0-6 in a match that took one hour, 55 minutes to play.
Kostyuk had three aces, seven double faults, 45 receiving factors received, and was good on 54 per cent of her first serves.
Fung had no aces, three double faults, 26 receiving factors received, and was additionally good on 54 per cent of her first serves.
Zhao was eradicated in straight units by American Sofia Kenin 6-4, 6-3 in a match that took one hour, 22 minutes to play.
Zhao had 4 aces, 4 double faults and was good on 78 per cent of her first serves. She solely received considered one of 5 break factors and earned 22 receiving factors.
Kenin had one ace, no double faults and received 4 of 10 break factors. She additionally had 32 receiving factors and received 71 per cent of the factors on her second serve.
This report by The Canadian Press was first revealed Sept. 18, 2023.