China News Service, February 29th. Beijing time On the 29th, the WTA Tour Acapulco Station started the women's singles semi-finals competition. Chinese star Wang Xiyu lost to No. 7 seed Watson with a score of 4: 6, 6: 7 (6), missed the finals, but making it to the semi-finals has created her best career record on the tour.
In this game, the "after 00" teenager Wang Xiyu won the defending champion Wang Yafan, the former French Open runner-up Erani and another compatriot Zhu Lin, and for the first time in his career, he entered the semi-finals of the tournament. In the semi-final, she played against Watson, who has three women's singles championships on the tour. This was the first match between the two sides.
At the beginning of the game, the two sides broke each other's hair, and the scores of the two men rose alternately. Watson broke the deadlock again in the 5th inning, and Wang Xiyu immediately broke back again. The two broke each other in 3 consecutive games, and Watson strangled Wang Xiyu's attempt to break the third time in the 8th inning and pulled the score to 5: 3. Wang Xiyu was unable to narrow the points difference, and Watson successfully won the serve in the 10th game.
The game entered the second set, Watson opened with a break, holding a 2-0 lead. Wang Xiyu showed a tenacious side, broke back and tied the score. Starting from the 5th inning, the two men successively secured their hair all the way, and finally stalemate to steal. Wang Xiyu fluctuated at the crucial moment of the tiebreaker, while holding a 6-4 lead, he lost 2 consecutive counts. More experienced Watson won a four-point winning streak in a row. (Finish)