At Flushing Meadows, Pliskova beat Julia Goerges’s record of 21 aces set in 2019 for the most of any women’s match at Flushing Meadows. As she told the media after the match, “Of sure, the serve was significant part of this win.” “With the serve, I felt like we pushed each other a little bit.”
Anisimova Committed Three Unforced Errors
A few break points were in my favour but we didn’t have many opportunities on the return. Typically, in women’s tennis, there are three breaks.
Indeed, I am impressed.” Anastasia Anisimova, the world’s 75th-ranked female tennis player, won the second set tiebreak to force a final against world number one Karolina Pliskova.
Anastasia Anisimova, the world’s 75th-ranked female tennis player, won the second set tiebreak to force a final against world number one Karolina Pliskova. Anisimova, a 20-year-old from New Jersey, benefited from the enthusiastic support of the Arthur Ashe Stadium audience as she saved four break points and forced a second tiebreak.
In the tiebreak, Pliskova fell behind by a set and a break of serve, but she rallied and saved a match point when Anisimova committed three unforced errors to advance to the third round.
Very Challenging Battle
Pliskova described the encounter as a “very challenging battle, from the first minute she was playing extremely well.” At this point, “it’s difficult to play against you guys,” she said, pointing at the crowd.
It would be a shame if I had to face another American in the following round… As a result, “I’m a little shaken.” By using the Arthur Ashe Stadium crowd’s energy to save four break points, the 20-year-old New Jersey native forced another tiebreak.
Pliskova saved a match point as Anisimova produced three blunders to give the world number four a place in the third round of the Australian Open. Pliskova described the encounter as a “very challenging battle, from the first minute she was playing extremely well.”
She pointed to the crowd and said, “It’s impossible to play against you guys.” It would be a shame if I had to face another American in the following round… “I’m shaking a little bit,” I respond. Caty McNally was beaten by Pliskova in the first round. Defeating Croatia’s 30th seed Petra Martic 7-6(6) 6-4, Ajla Tomljanovic of Australia will be her next opponent.