2021 Ostrava

Twists and turns: How Putintseva's epic victory over Zhang unfolded in Ostrava

Yulia Putintseva's three-hour, 24-minute defeat of Zhang Shuai in the first round of the J&T Banka Ostrava Open involved more twists and turns than a rollercoaster, including set and match point saves. Both would frequently bring out sublime tennis in crucial moments: look back on the best turning points here.