Taylor Fritz debuts with victory in Madrid

Taylor Fritz wins on his debut in Madrid. The American eliminates Christopher O’Connell by a result of 7-5, 6-4.

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second round of ATP Masters 1000 de Madrid. The American Taylor Fritz debuted in the Spanish capital. After passing the first round by bye, he would debut against Christopher O’Connell. The American arrived after a good start to the tour on clay. He lost in the Monte Carlo semifinals to Rublev. In Munich, he lost to Botic Van De Zandschulp in the semifinals. Improper results of a player who does not have clay as his favorite surface. For his part, the Australian had just eliminated Krajinovic in the first round of the tournament. In Munich, he managed to eliminate Zverev in straight sets and fell to Holger Rune in the semifinals. The conditions of the track would make a game with great importance to serve.

Fritz manages to close the set

The start of the match was marked by the solidity of both tennis players at the service. Taylor Fritz won his first two service turns to love. O’Connell only gave up one point on his first two serves. We saw the first break ball in the fifth game, at the serve of the American. He easily solved it and managed to score the game. Neither of the two players gave up any opportunity to their rival. It seemed impossible to break the serve. With 6-5 in favor of the American, he counted on a break point to score the first set, but failed to materialize it. The set would be defined in the tiebreaker. The American came to be 6-3 in favor but did not close the sleeve. The Australian also enjoyed a set ball, with 8-7 in his favor. TAfter 7 set balls in the tiebreaker, Fritz managed to take it 13-11 and score the first set.

The American does not fail to take the game

The second set began with both players holding serve. Unlike the first set, the break came early. Taylor Fritz broke his opponent’s serve in the third game and later confirmed it to continue with the advantage. The Australian tried but did not come close to his reward. There was no way to cause Taylor a break ball. Fritz was very solid with his serve. Finally, the American managed to close the set on serve and take the set 6-4.

2023-04-30 18:58:25
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