Fabio Fognini outlasts Andy Murray 7-64 2-6 7-62 in the 2nd round in Shanghai on Tuesday after winning a huge battle. Fognini will play against Karen Khachanov or Taylor Harry Fritz in the 3rd round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

The Italian won the set after he broke Andy in the 3rd (2-1) and in the 7th (3-4) game. Murray tried to stage a comeback breaking in the 4th (2-2) and in the 6th (2-4) game. Yet, the Italian stayed solid before winning the set at the following breaker at 4.

2nd set.

The Brit in this set was too strong for the Italian and consequentely he won 6-2 after breaking the Italian in the 5th (3-2) and in the 7th (5-2) game.

The Italian had no answers in the last 5 games of the set (from 1-2 to 6-2).

3rd set.

Fognini won the set after recovering 2 times from a break down. In fact, after conceding his serve in the 9th (4-5) and in the 11th (5-6) game. Fognini broke back in the 10th (5-5) and in the 12th (6-6) game before winning the set at the following breaker at 2.

The Italian failed to serve out the set when leading 5-5 to be broken at 40.

1st
Fognini
Murray
7-6
7
6
6
6
5
6
5
5
4
5
4
4
3
4
2
4
2
3
2
2
2
1
1
1
0
1
2nd
Fognini
Murray
2-6
2
6
2
5
2
4
2
3
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0
3rd
Fognini
Murray
7-6
7
6
6
6
5
6
5
5
4
5
4
4
4
3
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0

Statistics

Fognini won this encounter even if he won less points than Murray (124 vs. 125).

Fognini won this match even if he was struggling in converting his break points as he converted only 40% (4/10). On the other side, the Brit was effective in converting 60% of the break points that he procured points (6/10). Nevertheless, that was not enough to win the contest.

After this contest, the head to head between Fognini and Murray is 4-4.

Highlights Fabio Fognini vs. Andy Murray Shanghai Rolex Masters – Shanghai

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