Score, report, and key facts
Chung had a head start at the beginning of the set to break Sousa in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating his break and lead 4-0. Nonetheless, there was more work to do for Chung to win the set because the Portuguese succeeded in breaking back in the 5th (1-4) game. Hyeon kept his focus to break Joao in the 6th (5-1) game before winning the set (6-1).
A crucial moment of the match was when the Korean won 4 consecutive games in the 1st set to change the scoreline from 0-0 to 4-0.
Sousa started the set strong after breaking Chung in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating his break and lead 4-0. Notwithstanding, that wasn’t sufficient for Joao to win the set because Hyeon managed to break back in the 5th (1-4) game.
A crucial moment of the match was when the Portuguese won 4 consecutive games in the 2nd set to change the scoreline from 0-0 to 4-0.
The set was pretty even as both sides managed to hold the serve. The only difference was 1 break that Joao conquered in the 9th game (5-4) before winning the set (6-4).
Sousa missed the chance to break the Korean in the 3rd game when he had 3 consecutive chances (0-40).
Sousa won this encounter even if he won the same amount of points of the Korean (74 vs. 74).
The Portuguese won this match even if he was struggling in finding the solution in converting his break points as he converted only 40% (4/10). On the other side, the Korean was pretty focused in converting 50% of the break points that he conquered points (4/8). Yet, that was not enough to win the contest.
After this match, the head to head between Sousa and Chung is 1-1.
Next Match: Joao Sousa vs. Felix Auger Aliassime – stats
Sousa will play Auger Aliassime in the 2nd round.
There is no head to head record between Joao Sousa and Felix Auger Aliassime since this will be the first time that they will play each other at pro level.
Tennis Scores in Chengdu
- Jordan ThompsonThompson – Vasek PospisilPospisil (6-3 3-6 7-5) – See score progression
- Alexander BublikBublik – Taylor Harry FritzHarry Fritz (4-6 7-5 7-5) – See score progression
- Joao SousaSousa – Hyeon ChungChung (1-6 6-3 6-4) – See score progression
- Pablo Carreno-BustaCarreno-Busta – Radu AlbotAlbot (6-3 6-4) – See score progression
- Fernando VerdascoVerdasco – Alexei PopyrinPopyrin (6-2 7-5) – See score progression
- Lloyd HarrisHarris – Marton FucsovicsFucsovics (4-6 6-4 6-2) – See score progression
- Dusan LajovicLajovic – Juan Ignacio LonderoIgnacio Londero (6-2 4-6 6-4) – See score progression
- Egor GerasimovGerasimov – Zhe LiLi (4-6 6-2 6-3) – See score progression
- Daniel EvansEvans – Yan BaiBai (6-3 4-6 7-64) – See score progression
- Bradley KlahnKlahn – Jason JungJung (4-6 6-3 7-62) – See score progression
- Christian GarinGarin – Kyle EdmundEdmund (6-3 6-2) – See score progression
- Denis ShapovalovShapovalov – Richard BerankisBerankis (6-4 6-3) – See score progression
- Fernando VerdascoVerdasco – Christian GarinGarin (0-0) – See H2H details
- John IsnerIsner – Egor GerasimovGerasimov (0-0) – See H2H details
- Daniel EvansEvans – Grigor DimitrovDimitrov (1-1) – See H2H details
- Bradley KlahnKlahn – Denis ShapovalovShapovalov (0-0) – See H2H details
- Joao SousaSousa – Felix Auger AliassimeAuger Aliassime (0-0) – See H2H details
- Benoit PairePaire – Pablo Carreno-BustaCarreno-Busta (8-3) – See H2H details
- Dusan LajovicLajovic – Lloyd HarrisHarris (0-0) – See H2H details
- Alexander BublikBublik – Jordan ThompsonThompson (0-0) – See H2H details