On September 30th, Beijing time, at the 2020 French Open, the 2018 runner-up Stevens defeated the Russian player Diachenko 6-2 6-2, a strong start.
After a 66-minute victory over Diacenko, who is currently ranked 116th in the world, the 29th seed has also passed the first round in the last eight French Open tournament trips. The former third in the world will strive to bring the rebounding momentum of the US Open to Paris. At that time, she reached the third round and finally lost to 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams after three fierce battles.
The American star is eager to continue the outstanding performance of the French Open: In addition to reaching the finals in 2018, she also reached the quarterfinals of the French Open last year and reached the fourth round four times in a row from 2012 to 2015.
She showed good form in today's game. She didn't face a break point in the game and won 55% of the points in the serve. The former US Open champion got seven break points and cashed four, successfully passing the first round of the test.
Stevens broke the opponent's first serve with a love game and won six points in a row with backhand firepower. Dyachenko stopped the consecutive loss of points with a forehand, but she failed to withstand the opponent's offensive. Stevens quickly broke with another four points in a row, leading the way 4-1.
The runner-up in the pre-match will then use the love game to secure serve, and in the opponent's serve to bring out three points 40-0, so far has won 11 points in a row. The Russian girl gradually recovered her feel and tried to fight back after resolving the crisis. However, Stevens was unmoved, blasting out an Ace and a forehand winning point when he was 15-30 behind, bringing out the fourth inventory. This time she didn't waste the opportunity to win the first set.
Stevens also took the lead early in the second set. With Diacenko’s break point, the ball went out of bounds to 2-1, and then successfully withstood the test of 30-30 to secure serve, 3-1 established the initiative right.
Fighting to 4-2, a backhand victory divided into Stevens and brought two break points. She quickly realized the first with the same side of the offense, 5-2 ushered in the serve victory. Although she sent today's only double fault on the first match point, the next point will directly seal the victory.
Next, Stevens will face the Spanish player Bardoza, who played in the French Open for the first time. The latter eliminated Ukrainian player Kozlova 6-2 4-6 6-3.
接下来，史蒂文斯将面对西班牙球员巴尔多萨，后者是首次参加法国公开赛。后者淘汰了乌克兰选手科兹洛娃6-2 4-6 6-3。