Alexei Popyrin tops James Duckworth 6-3 7-60 in the qualifications in Tokyo on Sunday. Popyrin will fight against Novak Djokovic in the 1st round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

There was not much difference between them in this set with the exception of 1 break that Popyrin conquered in the 8th game (5-3) before winning the set (6-3).

2nd set.

Nothing could divide these 2 players that had to fight for the set only at the tiebreak. Finally, Popyrin won the tiebreak at 0.

1st
Popyrin
Duckworth
6-3
6
3
5
3
4
3
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0
2nd
Popyrin
Duckworth
7-6
7
6
6
6
5
6
5
5
4
5
4
4
3
4
3
3
2
3
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1

Statistics

At the end of the match, Popyrin scored 75 points vs. Duckworth’s 55 points.

Popyrin served exceptionally well to win 86% of the points (42/49) behind his first serve, and he won 56% points (9/16) on his second serve. Popyrin blasted 11 aces and he committed 4 double faults. Alexei won this match even if he had some problems in converting his break points because he converted only 25% (1/4). On the other side, Duckworth wasn’t able to conquer any break point (0/2). That was one of the key issues for his defeat.

After this contest, the head to head between Popyrin and Duckworth is 1-0 for Alexei.

Next Match: Alexei Popyrin vs. Novak Djokovic – stats

Popyrin will square off with Djokovic in the 1st round.

There is no head to head record between Alexei Popyrin and Novak Djokovic since this will be the first time that they will play each other in the main tour.

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