Yuichi Sugita survives Janko Tipsarevic 6-2 4-6 7-64 in the quarter in Stockholm on Friday after conquering a huge battle. Sugita will face off with Denis Shapovalov in the semifinal.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Sugita in this set was too strong for the Serbian and eventually he won 6-2 after breaking the Serbian in the 4th (3-1) and in the 8th (6-2) game.

2nd set.

There was not much difference between them in this set with the exception of 1 break that the Serbian conquered in the 9th game (5-4) before winning the set (6-4).

3rd set.

Neither player conceded a service game during this set. Therefore the affair had to be decided at the tiebreak. Eventually, Sugita won the tiebreak at 4.

1st
Sugita
Tipsarevic
6-2
6
2
5
2
4
2
4
1
3
1
2
1
1
1
1
0
2nd
Sugita
Tipsarevic
4-6
4
6
4
5
4
4
4
3
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0
3rd
Sugita
Tipsarevic
7-6
7
6
6
6
6
5
5
5
5
4
4
4
4
3
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0

Statistics

At the end of the match, Yuichi scored 126 points vs. the Serbian’s 119 points.

Yuichi won this match even if he was struggling in converting his break points since he converted only 17% (2/12). On the other side, the Serbian had a tough time in converting his break points because he converted only 17% of his break points (1/6). That was one of the key issues for his defeat.

After this encounter, the head to head between Sugita and Tipsarevic is 1-1.

Next Match: Yuichi Sugita vs. Denis Shapovalov – stats

Sugita will fight against Shapovalov in the semifinal.

This will be the 2nd time that Yuichi Sugita and Denis Shapovalov square off. The head to head is 1-0 for Shapovalov (see full H2H stats), 1-0 on I.hard.

The last time that they played, Shapovalov won 4-6 6-2 7-63 in the 1st round in Basel back in 2017.

Tennis Scores in Stockholm

Upcoming matches

  • Yuichi SugitaSugitaDenis ShapovalovShapovalov (0-1) – See H2H details
  • Filip KrajinovicKrajinovicPablo Carreno-BustaCarreno-Busta (0-0) – See H2H details

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