Score, report, and key facts
Both players were too good on serve during this set and the fight went to the breaker. Finally, De Minaur won the tiebreak at 4.
De Minaur missed the chance to break the French Player in the 3rd game when he had 3 consecutive chances (0-40).
Both players managed to hold their serve for the entire set. The only difference was just 1 break that the Australian conquered in the 10th game (6-4).
De Minaur was unable to break the French Player in the 6th game when he had 3 consecutive chances (0-40).
At the end of the match, the Australian scored 85 points vs. the French Player’s 69 points.
Alex served pretty well to win 79% of the points (33/42) behind his first serve, and he won 74% points (17/23) on his second serve. The Australian won this match even if he was not so effective in converting his break points since he converted only 8% (1/13). On the other side, the French Player wasn’t able to conquer any break point. That was one of the key issues for his defeat.
After this encounter, the head to head between De Minaur and Mannarino is 1-0 for Alex.
Highlights Alex De Minaur vs. Adrian Mannarino Zhuhai Open – Zhuhai
De Minaur’s Interview
After the final, Alex commented
“It was a really tough match. I had a lot of chances and I felt like Adrian just played better than I did in those moments. I just told myself I had to try and take control of the point and just try to dictate as much as I could and I hit a great ball and I’m happy it ended there.”
Alex De Minaur in Zhuhai