Nikoloz Basilashvili prevails over Radu Albot 4-6 6-1 6-3 in the 1st round in Shanghai on Sunday. Basilashvili will have to play Benoit Paire in the 2nd round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Albot started the set strong after breaking Basilashvili in the 1st game (1-0). That break was the key for the Moldovan to win the set (6-4) since there were no other breaks anymore.

Radu wasted a good opportunity to break Basilashvili in the 9th game when he had 3 consecutive chances (0-40).

2nd set.

Basilashvili had a favorable start in this set after breaking Albot in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating his break and lead 5-0. The Georgean managed to boost his lead after breaking Radu in the 4th (4-0) game before conquering the set (6-1).

A crucial moment of the match was when Basilashvili won 5 consecutive games in the 2nd set to change the scoreline from 0-0 to 5-0.

3rd set.

The Georgean won the set after he broke Radu in the 5th (3-2) and in the 9th (6-3) game. That was decisive for Nikoloz to win the set because he didn’t concede his serve during the rest of the set.

1st
Basilashvili
Albot
4-6
4
6
4
5
3
5
3
4
2
4
2
3
1
3
1
2
0
2
0
1
2nd
Basilashvili
Albot
6-1
6
1
5
1
5
0
4
0
3
0
2
0
1
0
3rd
Basilashvili
Albot
6-3
6
3
5
3
4
3
4
2
3
2
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1

Statistics

At the end of the match, Basilashvili scored 100 points vs. Albot’s 85 points.

Basilashvili was well focused in converting 50% of the break points that he procured (4/8). On the other side, Albot was not so effective in converting his break points since he converted only 25% of his break points (1/4). That was one of the key issues for his defeat.

After this encounter, the head to head between Basilashvili and Albot is 3-0 for Nikoloz.

Next Match: Nikoloz Basilashvili vs. Benoit Paire – stats

Basilashvili will square off with Paire in the 2nd round.

This will be the 4th time that Nikoloz Basilashvili and Benoit Paire square off. The head to head is 3-0 for Paire (see full H2H stats), 1-0 on hard.

The last time that they played each other, Paire won 6-1 7-65 in the semifinal in Metz back in 2017.

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