Netease Sports reported on October 5:
Only played this year
No. 7 seed Kvitova just won her 90th clay court tournament in the last round. Zhang Shuai was the first Chinese player to reach the top 16 clay court Grand Slam after Li Na won the championship in 2012. The two sides have fought a total of 5 times before,
Kova has been on full offensive firepower since the beginning of the game, constantly attacking Zhang Shuai's second serve. Zhang Shuai could not slow down the opponent's offensive speed and gave up the first serve. Kova established the lead early. In the 3rd game, Zhang Shuai sent 2 double faults in a single game under pressure. Kova broke serve again, and the Czech star broke with a 4-0 lead. It wasn't until the 5th game that Zhang Shuai realized the first time since the start of the game. China Jinhua regained confidence and tried to counterattack. Kova overcame the unfavorable situation of two double faults in the next round, saving break points and maintaining two break advantages. In the 7th game, Zhang Shuai saved 2 points in a row when he was 15-40 behind, and went straight to 4 points. During the inter-day break, she received medical help because of muscle discomfort in the right thigh. Kova fulfilled the third set point with a strong serve and held the eighth game.
The game entered the second set, and Zhang Shuai's stubborn resistance still could not prevent Kova from breaking serve. The latter still pulled the score to 2-0 in the next round with a double error. Kova always keeps the points difference. In the 7th game, Zhang Shuai was shot and Kova went out of bounds and then sent a break point. Kova received the serve and scored directly. The No. 7 seed then entered the winning game with a 5-2 lead. Zhang Shuai's backhand slash opened the angle to force Kova to return the ball out of bounds, and after pressing Kova's backhand to score, he achieved the first break in the audience. She bravely saved the match points and chased 2 consecutive games, rewriting the score to 4-5. Kova stabilized his position and won the second game. The Czech star successfully stifled Zhang Shuai's counterattack.
比赛进入第二盘，张帅的顽强抵抗仍然无法阻止科瓦破发。后者在下一回合仍将比分拉高至2-0，出现双误。 Kova始终保持观点差异。在第七局中，张帅被射门，科瓦出界，然后送出破发点。科瓦接发球并直接得分。 7号种子随后以5-2的领先优势进入了胜利游戏。张帅的反手斜线张开了角度，迫使科瓦将球传出界外，在按科瓦的反手得分之后，他实现了全场首个破发。她勇敢地保存了比赛得分，并连续追逐了2场比赛，将比分改写为4-5。科瓦稳定了自己的位置，赢得了第二局。这位捷克巨星成功遏制了张帅的反击。