Mikael Ymer surprises Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-62 6-4 in the semifinal in Orleans Challenger on Saturday. Ymer will play against Gregoire Barrere in the final.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Nothing could divide these 2 players in this set and therefore the pair went to fight for it in the breaker. Eventually, the Swede won the tiebreak at 2.

2nd set.

Ymer started off on the right foot in the set after breaking Tsonga in the 1st game (1-0). That break was crucial for Ymer to win the set (6-4) as no one dropped a serve anymore.

1st
Ymer
Tsonga
7-6
7
6
6
6
6
5
5
5
5
4
4
4
4
3
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0
2nd
Ymer
Tsonga
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, Mikael scored 70 points vs. Tsonga’s 64 points.

The Swede was sharp when converting 50% of the break points that he conquered (1/2). On the other side, the French Player wasn’t able to conquer any break point (0/2). That was one of the key issues for his loss.

After this contest, the head to head between Ymer and Tsonga is 1-1.

Next Match: Mikael Ymer vs. Gregoire Barrere – stats

Ymer will take on Barrere in the final.

There is no head to head record between Mikael Ymer and Gregoire Barrere since this will be the first time that they will face off in the main tour.

The last time that they fought against each other, Barrere won 6-3 6-3 in the 3rd round in Pau Challenger back in February 2019.

Tennis Scores in Orleans Challenger

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