Norbert Gombos stuns Kyle Edmund 6-4 6-76 6-3 in the qualifications in Antwerp on Sunday. Gombos will fight against Yannick Maden in the qualifications.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

There was not much difference between them in this set with the exception of 1 break that the Slovakian conquered in the 5th game (3-2) before winning the set (6-4).

2nd set.

Neither player conceded a service game during this set. Therefore the affair had to be decided at the tiebreak. Eventually, Edmund won the breaker at 6.

3rd set.

Edmund didn’t want to give any chance to the opposition at the beginning of the set after breaking Gombos in the 1st game (1-0). Yet, the Slovakian refused to bow to come back to break Edmund in the 2nd (1-1) and in the 8th (5-3) game before winning the set (6-3).

1st
Gombos
Edmund
6-4
6
4
5
4
5
3
4
3
4
2
3
2
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1
2nd
Gombos
Edmund
6-7
6
7
6
6
5
6
5
5
4
5
4
4
3
4
3
3
2
3
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1
3rd
Gombos
Edmund
6-3
6
3
5
3
4
3
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
0
1

Statistics

At the end of the match, Gombos scored 103 points vs. the Brit’s 93 points.

Norbert served exceptionally well to win 78% of the points (57/73) behind his first serve. Nevertheless he won only 48% points (14/29) on his second serve. The Slovakian blasted 10 aces and he committed 2 double faults. Norbert won this match even if he was struggling in finding the solution in converting his break points because he converted only 30% (3/10). On the other side, Kyle was struggling in finding the solution in converting his break points because he converted only 25% of his break points (1/4). That was one of the key issues for his loss.

After this encounter, the head to head between Gombos and Edmund is 1-0 for Norbert.

Next Match: Norbert Gombos vs. Yannick Maden – stats

Gombos will square off with Maden in the qualifications.

There is no head to head record between Norbert Gombos and Yannick Maden since this will be the first time that they will fight against each other at pro level.

The last time that they fought against each other, Gombos won 6-0 4-6 6-3 in the 2nd round in Orleans Challenger back in 2017.

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