Stefanos Tsitsipas into Mexican Open quarter final


Greek tennis star, Stefanos Tsitsipas has defeated 21-year-old Italian tennis player Flavio Cobolli, making his way to the quarter finals of the Mexican Open in Acapulco.

Tsitsipas managed to score 6-3, 7-6 (6) after two hours of battle, and secured his place in the next round of the Mexican Open.

At the start of the match, Tsitsipas struggled to close out the match against Cobolli, but eventually managed to do so without having to play a third set.

Tsitsipas is set to vs Alex De Minaur in the quarter final. Photo: The Singleton Argus.

In the 1st set, Tsitsipas took an early lead with a break for 4-1. He also had opportunities for the double break and although he did not use them, he saved 2 break points in the 7th game to make it 5-2. He held his serve much more easily in the 9th game, to make it 6-3 and close the set.

In the 2nd set, despite breaking at a key point to go ahead at 5-4, he was unable to close out the match on his serve, with Cobolli responding with his first break of the night and levelling at 5-5.

This will be Tsitsipas’ 70th career quarter final. He will now be going to the quarter-finals in Acapulco against last year’s champion, Alex De Minaur.

Source: Tennis




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