Score, report, and key facts
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
- Lloyd HarrisHarris – Joao SousaSousa (6-75 6-3 6-4) – See score progression
- Alexander BublikBublik – Grigor DimitrovDimitrov (5-7 7-69 7-63) – See score progression
- Denis ShapovalovShapovalov – Egor GerasimovGerasimov (6-4 3-6 6-3) – See score progression