U.S. Open Tennis 2012 Results: Samantha Stosur Wins in Dominant Performance Against Petra Martic

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Aug 27, 2012 12:24 PM EDT
Samantha Stosur
Stosur of Australia hits a return to Martic of Croatia during their women's singles match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York(Photo : REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque) "

The defending U.S. Open champion, defeated Croatian Petra Martic in two straight sets to advance to the second round of the tournament. She won in two straight rounds 6-1, 6-1.

Stosur had the match under control, but had an easier time capturing the victory due to Martic's unforced errors. Martic finished the match with 25 unforced errors, which really cost her in the opening stages of the match. 

Stosur completely cruising through the first couple of games in the first set. At one point, she captured 19 consecutive points and held a 3-0 advantage. 

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Martic finally won a point when Stosur double-faulted on one of her game-point serve, She then followed with an unforced error, tightening the game at 40-30, but eventually took the game and had a 4-0 lead in the first set.

It only took her eight minutes to build this advantage. About 15 minutes later, she won the set on a booming ace that landed right on the line, which was seen on the board after Martic asked for a review. 

Strosur finished the second set in almost half an hour and simply dominated once again. Here are the complete numbers and stats of the match. 

 

Petra Martic

 

Samantha Stosur (AUS)

3

  Aces

10

2

  Double faults

1

37 of 52 = 71 %

  1st serves in

22 of 32 = 69 %

18 of 37 = 49 %

  1st serve points won

19 of 22 = 86 %

3 of 15 = 20 %

  2nd serve points won

9 of 10 = 90 %

116 MPH

  Fastest serve

115 MPH

99 MPH

  Average 1st serve speed

109 MPH

85 MPH

  Average 2nd serve speed

83 MPH

3 of 6 = 50 %

  Net points won

9 of 12 = 75 %

0 of 0 = 0 %

  Break points won

5 of 8 = 63 %

4 of 33 = 12 %

  Receiving points won

31 of 54 = 57 %

7

  Winners

22

25

  Unforced errors

11

25

  Total points won

59

 

 

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