Andrew Harris survives Makoto Ochi 4-6 6-2 7-65 in the 2nd round in Shanghai Challenger on Wednesday after conquering a huge battle. Harris will seek to keep on going in this event against Akira Santillan in the 3rd round.
Score, report, and key facts
Harris had a strong start of this set after breaking Ochi in the 1st game (1-0). Anyhow, Ochi refused to bow to find the way to come back to break Harris in the 6th (3-3) gamein the 10th game before winning the set (6-4) after breaking his opponent in the last game.
Andrew in this set stepped up in great fashion to overplay Ochi and for that reason he won 6-2 after breaking the Japanese in the 3rd (2-1) and in the 5th (4-1) game.
A crucial moment of the match was when Harris won 5 consecutive games in the 2nd set to change the scoreline from 0-1 to 5-1.
Harris got off on the right foot in the set after breaking Ochi in the 1st game (1-0). Anyhow, that wasn’t sufficient for Andrew to win the set because Makoto managed to break back in the 10th (5-5) game. Andrew kept his focus before winning the set at the breaker at 5.
At the end of the match, Harris scored 99 points vs. the Japanese’s 83 points.
Andrew served pretty well to win 82% of the points (49/60) behind his first serve. Yet he won only 41% points (9/22) on his second serve. Andrew won this match even if he was struggling in converting his break points because he converted only 40% (4/10). On the other side, the Japanese was effective in converting 60% of the break points that he procured points (3/5). Nonetheless, that was not enough to win the match.
After this contest, the head to head between Harris and Ochi is 1-0.
Next Match: Andrew Harris vs. Akira Santillan – stats
Harris will come up against Santillan in the 3rd round.
There is no head to head record between Andrew Harris and Akira Santillan since this will be the first time that they will face off in the main tour.
The last time that they played each other, Harris won 5-7 7-66 2-1 ret. in the semifinal in Busan Challenger back in May 2019.
Tennis Scores in Shanghai Challenger
- Yuichi SugitaSugita – Harry BourchierBourchier (6-3 6-3) – See score progression
- Kaichi UchidaUchida – Yusuke TakahashiTakahashi (4-6 7-68 6-0) – See score progression
- Enrique Lopez-PerezLopez-Perez – Jumpei YamasakiYamasaki (6-4 3-6 6-2) – See score progression
- Goncalo OliveiraOliveira – Tak Khunn WangKhunn Wang (6-73 6-3 6-4) – See score progression
- Shuichi SekiguchiSekiguchi – Saketh-Sai MyneniMyneni (4-6 6-3 7-64) – See score progression
- Akira SantillanSantillan – Teimuraz GabashviliGabashvili (6-2 6-1) – See score progression
- Andrew HarrisHarris – Makoto OchiOchi (4-6 6-2 7-65) – See score progression
- Steven DiezDiez – Runhao HuaHua (7-5 6-3) – See score progression
- Hiroki MoriyaMoriya – Fajing SunSun (6-2 5-7 6-2) – See score progression
- Di WuWu – Marc PolmansPolmans (6-3 6-3) – See score progression
- Max PurcellPurcell – Luke SavilleSaville (4-6 7-5 6-3) – See score progression
- Yasutaka UchiyamaUchiyama – Arjun KadheKadhe (7-64 6-3) – See score progression
- Collin AltamiranoAltamirano – Aleksandar VukicVukic (6-4 7-64) – See score progression
- Roberto Ortega-OlmedoOrtega-Olmedo – Yecong HeHe (6-2 6-3) – See score progression
- Tatsuma ItoIto – Sasi Kumar MukundKumar Mukund (6-4 6-4) – See score progression
- Prajnesh GunneswaranGunneswaran – James WardWard (6-4 7-63) – See score progression
- Prajnesh GunneswaranGunneswaran – Goncalo OliveiraOliveira (0-0) – See H2H details
- Di WuWu – Roberto Ortega-OlmedoOrtega-Olmedo (0-0) – See H2H details
- Steven DiezDiez – Enrique Lopez-PerezLopez-Perez (0-0) – See H2H details
- Yasutaka UchiyamaUchiyama – Shuichi SekiguchiSekiguchi (0-0) – See H2H details
- Kaichi UchidaUchida – Yuichi SugitaSugita (0-0) – See H2H details
- Collin AltamiranoAltamirano – Tatsuma ItoIto (0-0) – See H2H details
- Akira SantillanSantillan – Andrew HarrisHarris (0-0) – See H2H details
- Max PurcellPurcell – Hiroki MoriyaMoriya (0-0) – See H2H details