Hiroki Moriya bests Fajing Sun 6-2 5-7 6-2 in the 2nd round in Shanghai Challenger on Tuesday. Moriya will fight against Max Purcell in the 3rd round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Hiroki in this set didn’t concede much to Fajing and for that reason he won 6-2 after breaking Fajing in the 5th (3-2) and in the 7th (5-2) game.

The Chinese couldn’t stop the opposition in the last 5 games of the set (from 1-2 to 6-2).

2nd set.

Sun won the set after recovering from 1 break down. In fact, after dropping his serve in the 5th (2-3) game, Fajing broke back in the 8th (4-4) and in the 12th (7-5) game before winning the set 7-5.

3rd set.

Hiroki in this set stepped up in great fashion to overplay Fajing and eventually he won 6-2 after breaking the Chinese in the 3rd (2-1) and in the 7th (5-2) game.

1st
Moriya
Sun
6-2
6
2
5
2
4
2
3
2
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1
2nd
Moriya
Sun
5-7
5
7
5
6
5
5
4
5
4
4
4
3
4
2
3
2
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1
3rd
Moriya
Sun
6-2
6
2
5
2
4
2
3
2
3
1
2
1
1
1
0
1

Statistics

At the end of the match, Hiroki scored 99 points vs. Fajing’s 83 points.

The Japanese was pretty effective in converting 63% of the break points that he conquered (5/8). On the other side, Fajing was battling in converting his break points because he converted only 29% of his break points (2/7). That was one of the key issues for his defeat.

After this encounter, the head to head between Moriya and Sun is 1-0.

Next Match: Hiroki Moriya vs. Max Purcell – stats

Moriya will square off with Purcell in the 3rd round.

There is no head to head record between Hiroki Moriya and Max Purcell since this will be the first time that they will square off at pro level.

The last time that they locked horns, Purcell won 6-4 5-7 6-4 in the 1st round in Granby Challenger back in 2017.

Tennis Scores in Shanghai Challenger

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