Gianluca Mager ousts Simon Yitbarek 6-2 7-5 in the qualifications in Stockholm on Sunday. Mager will engage against Dennis Novak in the qualifications.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

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

Simon was powerless in the last 5 games of the set (from 1-2 to 6-2).

2nd set.

Mager had a pretty good kick start of the set after breaking Yitbarek in the 1st game (1-0). Anyhow, there was more to do for Gianluca to win the set since Simon succeeded in breaking back in the 4th (2-2) game. Mager kept his cool to break the Swede in the 11th (6-5) game before winning the set (7-5).

1st
Mager
Yitbarek
6-2
6
2
5
2
4
2
3
2
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1
2nd
Mager
Yitbarek
7-5
7
5
6
5
5
5
4
5
4
4
3
4
3
3
2
3
2
2
2
1
2
0
1
0

Statistics

At the end of the match, Gianluca scored 69 points vs. the Swede’s 48 points.

Mager served very well to win 91% of the points (31/34) behind his first serve. However he won only 46% points (11/24) on his second serve. Gianluca was sharp when converting 80% of the break points that he procured (4/5). On the other side, Simon was battling in converting his break points as he converted only 33% of his break points (1/3). That was one of the key issues for his defeat.

After this contest, the head to head between Mager and Yitbarek is 1-0 for Gianluca.

Next Match: Gianluca Mager vs. Dennis Novak – stats

Mager will fight against Novak in the qualifications.

There is no head to head record between Gianluca Mager and Dennis Novak since this will be the first time that they will clash against each other in the main tour.

The last time that they competed against each other, Mager won 6-3 6-1 in the qualifications in Guadalajara Challenger back in 2016.

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