Paolo Lorenzi survives Alejandro Davidovich Fokina 6-3 4-6 7-5 in the semifinal in Biella Challenger on Saturday after winning a huge battle. Lorenzi will clash against Gianluca Mager in the final.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Lorenzi won the set after he broke Alejandro in the 3rd (2-1) and in the 9th (6-3) game. That was sufficient for Paolo to win the set since he didn’t drop his serve during the rest of the set.

2nd set.

Lorenzi had a head start at the beginning of the set to break Davidovich Fokina in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating his break and lead 3-0. Anyhow, Alejandro was not done to come back to break the Italian in the 5th (2-3) and in the 9th (5-4) game before winning the set (6-4).

3rd set.

The Italian won the set after he broke Davidovich Fokina in the 4th (3-1) and in the 12th (7-5) game. The Spaniard tried to stage a comeback breaking in the 9th (5-4) game. Nevertheless, Lorenzi didn’t lose the lead before winning the set 7-5.

1st
Lorenzi
Fokina
6-3
6
3
5
3
4
3
4
2
3
2
3
1
2
1
1
1
0
1
2nd
Lorenzi
Fokina
4-6
4
6
4
5
4
4
4
3
3
3
3
2
3
1
3
0
2
0
1
0
3rd
Lorenzi
Fokina
7-5
7
5
6
5
5
5
5
4
5
3
5
2
4
2
4
1
3
1
2
1
1
1
1
0

Statistics

At the end of the match, Paolo scored 106 points vs. Davidovich Fokina’s 99 points.

Paolo was well focused in converting 63% of the break points that he conquered (5/8). On the other side, Davidovich Fokina was battling in converting his break points since he converted only 25% of his break points (3/12). That was one of the key issues for his demise.

After this contest, the head to head between Lorenzi and Davidovich Fokina is 1-1.

Next Match: Paolo Lorenzi vs. Gianluca Mager – stats

Lorenzi will square off with Mager in the final.

There is no head to head record between Paolo Lorenzi and Gianluca Mager since this will be the first time that they will face off in the main tour.

The last time that they competed against each other, Mager won 6-4 3-6 6-2 in the 1st round in Sao Paulo back in 2018.

Tennis Scores in Biella Challenger

  • Gianluca MagerMagerJaume Antoni Munar ClarAntoni Munar Clar (6-4 6-2) – See score progression
  • Paolo LorenziLorenziAlejandro Davidovich FokinaDavidovich Fokina (6-3 4-6 7-5) – See score progression

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