Qiang Wang and Nao Hibino will face each other in the round of 16 of the 2022 WTA Chennai Open on September 14.
The Chinese, ranked 101st, advanced to the second round after defeating Yanina Wickmayer 6-4 1-6 6-4. Wang has a strong track record over the last decade, having won 62% of her matches (293-183). In 2022, the score will be 22-10 on hard. In terms of her performance on the same surface as this event, Wang has a 235-132 win-loss record in the last three years on hard. Wang’s best season results were reaching the semifinals in Guadalajara, Prague, and Concord. In 2022, Qiang has an overall win-loss record of 29-18, including a 22-10 record on hard. Qiang Wang and Nao Hibino will square off for the third time. The score is 1-1 on hard, 1-0 on soft.
Nao Hibino, ranked 185, advanced to the second round after defeating Sai Chamarthi 6-1 6-0, Daniela Vismane 7-5 6-0, and Jana Fett 6-0 6-4. Nao was quite aggressive in his pursuit of 25 winners. In the serving games, Hibino had two aces and only one double fault for the entire match. Nao Hibino’s serve was broken once. Furthermore, Hibino served 65% of the time, winning 83% (25/30) of the points behind her first serve and 44% (7/16) on the second serve. Hibino broke Fett 5 times with 83% of her break points (5/6). Hibino’s best performance of the year was reaching the final of the W25 Chiang Rai. Hibino has a balanced 27-21 win-loss record in 2022, including a 20-13 record on hard courts.
Qiang Wang and Nao Hibino are scheduled to face each other in the round of 16 of the 2022 WTA Chennai Open on Wednesday, September 14. The tournament is scheduled to begin on September 12 and end on September 18.
The 2022 WTA Chennai Open is scheduled to commence on September 12 and go on until September 18 this year. The tournament will have five rounds of play excluding the qualifiers. These are the round of 32, round of 16, quarter-finals, semi-finals and finals.
|Stage of competition||Date|
|Round of 32||September 12-13|
|Round of 16||September 14-15|
The Sony Sports Network will telecast the WTA Chennai Open 2022. The competition can also be streamed live on the SonyLIV app.