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Melanie Oudin - Lucie Šafárová Live

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Nationality Player Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5
Czech RepublicL Šafárová66---
United StatesM Oudin40---

Live Comments

  1. - SAFAROVA 6-4 6-0 – GAME SET MATCH SAFAROVA! She closes out the match to advance comfortably to the second round.

  2. - SAFAROVA 6-4 5-0 – BREAK! Safarova almost through now and just needs to serve it out.

  3. - SAFAROVA 6-4 4-0 – The game sees two deuces but Safarova holds to take a solid grip on the match.

  4. - SAFAROVA 6-4 3-0: BREAK! Big hitting puts Oudin in trouble at 0-40. She saves the first with a great pass but safarova blasts a backhand return winner to move further ahead.

  5. - SAFAROVA 6-4 2-0: Safarova bossing Oudin with some heavy hitting and she moves further ahead with a big first serve.

  6. - SAFAROVA 6-4 1-0: BREAK! Safarova forces three break points and breaks through at the third time of asking as Oudin hits long.

  7. - SAFAROVA 6-4: SET SAFAROVA! Oudin can’t keep the ball in play as Safarova reaches two set points. A lucky net cord saves the first but a big serve into the corner and a forehand winner closes it out.

  8. - SAFAROVA 5-4: Big hitting from Oudin, including a nice inside out forehand, edges her ahead in the game but Safarova responds with a big forehand of her own. But Safarova nets and Oudin forces her to serve it out.

  9. - SAFAROVA 5-3: An extremely fortuitous net cord off a shanked forehand gives Safarova game point and she closes it out to move to within a game of the opening set.

  10. - SAFAROVA 4-3: A nice forehand winner up the line sets up game point for Oudin but she hits long as the game goes to deuce. An unreturnable backhand and deep first serve keeps the pressure on Safarova.

  11. - SAFAROVA 4-2: Cruising at 40-0 Safarova allows Oudin back into the game with two loose shots and a double fault gets the American right back in it. A wonderful backhand smash and netted return gives Safarova the hold.

  12. - SAFAROVA 3-2: Two more unforced errors put Oudin in trouble but she responds with two good serves. The American hits a mid court forehand wide to gift a break point but Safarova hits long and Oudin holds on.

  13. - SAFAROVA 3-1: Two errant forehands give Oudin a look at 30-30 but she then nets tamely and Safarova holds onto her advantage.

  14. - SAFAROVA 2-1: Better stuff from Oudin and some heavy hitting gets the American to 40-15. She hits wide but Safarova blasts a return long to get her on the scoreboard.

  15. - SAFAROVA 2-0: Safarova races to 30-0 before Oudin gets her first point on the board, greeted by some home cheers. But two big serves give Safarova a nice early lead.

  16. - SAFAROVA 1-0: BREAK! Some big hitting coupled with unforced Oudin errors gives the 15th seed the early break.

Melanie Oudin

Nationality USA
Date of Birth 23/09/1991
Height 1.68 m
Weight 59 kg

Lucie Šafárová

Nationality CZE
Date of Birth 04/02/1987
Height 1.77 m
Weight 62 kg

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