Karen Khachanov conquers Fabio Fognini 3-6 6-3 6-1 in the quarter in Beijing on Friday. Khachanov will play against Dominic Thiem in the semifinal.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Fognini was pretty sharp at the beginning of the set after breaking Khachanov in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating his break and lead 3-0. Yet, there was more to do for Fognini to win the set as the Russian succeeded in breaking back in the 5th (2-3) game. The Italian kept his cool to break the Russian in the 6th (4-2) game before managing to win the set (6-3).

2nd set.

The set was pretty even as both sides managed to hold the serve. The only difference was 1 break that Karen conquered in the 6th game (4-2) before winning the set (6-3).

3rd set.

Khachanov conquered a leading position at the beginning of the set after breaking Fognini in the 1st game (1-0). Khachanov extended his lead after breaking Fognini in the 5th (4-1) and in the 7th (6-1) game before managing to win the set.

Fabio was completely knocked out in the last 4 games of the set (from 2-1 to 6-1).

1st
Khachanov
Fognini
3-6
3
6
3
5
2
5
2
4
2
3
1
3
0
3
0
2
0
1
2nd
Khachanov
Fognini
6-3
6
3
5
3
5
2
4
2
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0
3rd
Khachanov
Fognini
6-1
6
1
5
1
4
1
3
1
2
1
2
0
1
0

Statistics

At the end of the match, Khachanov scored 76 points vs. the Italian’s 73 points.

Khachanov was effective when converting 71% of the break points that he conquered (5/7). On the other side, Fognini was not so effective in converting his break points since he converted only 29% of his break points (2/7). That was one of the key issues for his demise.

After this match, the head to head between Khachanov and Fognini is 1-0 for Karen.

Highlights Karen Khachanov vs. Fabio Fognini China Open – Beijing

Next Match: Karen Khachanov vs. Dominic Thiem – stats

Khachanov will face Thiem in the semifinal.

This will be the 3rd time that Karen Khachanov and Dominic Thiem square off. The head to head is 1-1 for Khachanov and Thiem (see full H2H stats), but they have never competed against each other on hard.

The last time that they fought against each other, Thiem won 6-2 6-4 6-2 in the quarter in Paris back in June 2019.

Tennis Scores in Beijing

Upcoming matches

  • Dominic ThiemThiemKaren KhachanovKhachanov (1-1) – See H2H details
  • Stefanos TsitsipasTsitsipasAlexander ZverevZverev (2-1) – See H2H details

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