Netease Sports reported on October 7:
The 2020 French Open will continue the women's singles quarter-finals. Two-time Wimbledon champion Kvitova lost two straight sets, defeating German veteran Sigmund with a score of 6-3, 6-3, returning to the semi-finals for the first time since 2012. This too
No. 7 seed Kova and No. 66 Sigmund have faced each other before: In the first round of the US Open in 2015, Kova only lost 2 games and won by sweeping. This season, Kova has a record of 9 wins and 1 loss against players outside the top 50, and Sigmund, who has reached the quarter-finals of the Grand Slam for the first time, in the previous two rounds
Both sides guaranteed to serve in the first set to 1-1. In the next two games, Kova's offensive firepower was fully utilized. The Czech star scored 8 of the 9 points. She broke serve and opened the score to 3-1. Sigmund tried to secure the next serve, but was unable to threaten Kova's serve. Kova held the 9th game, 6-3 first in the next game. In this game, Kova shot 6 aces and only lost 1 point in a serve. With the two active turnovers almost equal (5 vs. 4), Kova's 14 winning points were nearly three times that of Sigmund.
The game entered the second set, Kova broke Sigmund's first serve and established a 2-0 lead early. Sigmund launched a tenacious counterattack. In the 4th game, Kova sent 2 double faults in a single game. She took the initiative to make a mistake and gave up the serve when the state of serving began to fluctuate. Sigmund broke back to chase the score to 2-2. Since then, the two sides broke each other, and Kova once again made a key point on a double mistake and squandered the lead. However, the Czech star still occupied the initiative in the offense. After the 3 draw, Kova went straight to 8 points and sent two love games. The Czech star stabilized the position and opened the score: 5-3. Sigmund's line of defense was completely destroyed, and Kova accelerated the pace of victory. In the 9th game, Kova's offensive victory grabbed the match point in an indispensable game for his opponent, and Sigmund surrendered. The German veteran sent a "goodbye double fault" in the face of the second match point, and Kova achieved the fifth break of serve in the audience to seal the victory in advance.