Lloyd Harris surprises Joao Sousa 6-75 6-3 6-4 in the quarter in Chengdu on Friday. Harris will clash against Alexander Bublik in the semifinal.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Neither player conceded a service game during this set. Therefore the affair had to be decided at the tiebreak. Eventually, Sousa won the breaker at 5.

2nd set.

Harris overpowered the opposition at the beginning of the set after breaking Sousa in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating his break and lead 3-0. That break turned to be decisive for Harris to win the set (6-3) since there were no other breaks anymore.

3rd set.

Harris had a boost of confidence at the beginning of the set after breaking Sousa in the 1st game (1-0). That break defined the set and it was sufficient for Harris to win the set (6-4) as no one dropped a serve anymore.

1st
Harris
Sousa
6-7
6
7
6
6
5
6
5
5
4
5
4
4
3
4
3
3
2
3
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1
2nd
Harris
Sousa
6-3
6
3
5
3
5
2
4
2
4
1
3
1
3
0
2
0
1
0
3rd
Harris
Sousa
6-4
6
4
5
4
5
3
4
3
4
2
3
2
3
1
2
1
2
0
1
0

Statistics

At the end of the match, Harris scored 94 points vs. Sousa’s 92 points.

Lloyd served pretty well to win 87% of the points (53/61) behind his first serve. Yet he won only 49% points (20/41) on his second serve. Harris struck 27 aces and he committed 4 double faults. Lloyd was exceptional in converting all the break points (2/2). On the other side, the Portuguese wasn’t able to conquer any break point (0/3). That was one of the key issues for his loss.

After this encounter, the head to head between Harris and Sousa is 1-0 for Lloyd.

Next Match: Lloyd Harris vs. Alexander Bublik – stats

Harris will square off with Bublik in the semifinal.

This will be the 2nd time that Lloyd Harris and Alexander Bublik play each other. The head to head is 1-0 for Bublik (see full H2H stats), but they have never played each other on hard.

The last time that they locked horns, Bublik won 6-3 6-4 in the qualifications in Moscow back in 2017.

Tennis Scores in Chengdu

Upcoming matches

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  • Alexander BublikBublikLloyd HarrisHarris (1-0) – See H2H details

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