Score, report, and key facts
Both players managed to hold their serve for the entire set. The only difference was just 1 break that Ernesto conquered in the 5th game (3-2) before winning the set (6-4).
Both players were too good on serve during this set and the fight went to the breaker. Eventually, Johnson won the breaker at 6.
Escobedo had a strong start of this set after breaking Johnson in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating his break and lead 3-0. However, there was more work to do for Escobedo to win the set because Johnson found the way to break back in the 9th (4-5) game. Escobedo kept his focus before winning the set at the tiebreak at 6.
After this match, the head to head between Escobedo and Johnson is 1-2 for Steve.
Next Match: Ernesto Escobedo vs. James Duckworth – stats
Escobedo will compete against Duckworth in the semifinal.
The last time that they competed against each other, Escobedo won 6-2 4-6 6-4 in the qualifications in Brisbane back in 2017.
Tennis Scores in
- Vasek PospisilPospisil – Taro DanielDaniel (6-4 6-1) – See score progression
- Christopher O ConnellO Connell – Marcos GironGiron (7-67 3-6 7-66) – See score progression
- Ernesto EscobedoEscobedo – Steve JohnsonJohnson (6-4 6-7(6) 7-6(6)) – See score progression
- James DuckworthDuckworth – Stefan KozlovKozlov (6-2 6-3) – See score progression