Score, report, and key facts
There was not much difference between them in this set with the exception of 1 break that Alex conquered in the 3rd game (2-1) before winning the set (4-2).
De Minaur won the set after he broke Francis in the 3rd (2-1) and in the 5th (4-1) game. That break was the key and it was sufficient for De Minaur to win the set because he didn’t drop his serve during the rest of the set.
Francis was powerless in the last 4 games of the set (from 0-1 to 4-1).
Tiafoe started off on the right foot in the set after breaking De Minaur in the 1st game (1-0) before consolidating his break and lead 4-0. The American managed to boost his lead after breaking Alex in the 3rd (3-0) game before winning the set (4-0).
A crucial moment of the match was when the American won 4 consecutive games in the 3rd set to change the scoreline from 0-0 to 4-0.
There was not much difference between them in this set with the exception of 1 break that De Minaur conquered in the 6th game (4-2).
At the end of the match, the Australian scored 59 points vs. Tiafoe’s 55 points.
The Australian was remarkable in converting all the break points (4/4). On the other side, the American was sharp when converting 50% of the break points that he conquered points (2/4). Nonetheless, that was not enough to win the contest.
After this match, the head to head between De Minaur and Tiafoe is 3-0 for Alex.
Highlights Alex De Minaur vs. Frances Tiafoe Next Gen ATP Finals – Milan
Next Match: Alex De Minaur vs. Jannik Sinner – stats
De Minaur will take on Sinner in the final.
There is no head to head record between Alex De Minaur and Jannik Sinner since this will be the first time that they will square off at pro level.
Tennis Scores in Milan
- Alex De MinaurDe Minaur – Frances TiafoeTiafoe (4-2 4-1 0-4 4-2) – See score progression
- Jannik SinnerSinner – Miomir KecmanovicKecmanovic (2-4 4-1 4-2 4-2) – See score progression
- Alex De MinaurDe Minaur – Jannik SinnerSinner (0-0) – See H2H details