Ugo Humbert stuns Benoit Paire 7-62 3-6 7-65 in the final in Auckland on Saturday.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Humbert took off at the beginning of the set after breaking Paire in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating his break and lead 3-0. Anyhow, there was more work to do for Ugo to win the set because Paire managed to break back in the 5th (2-3) and in the 7th (3-4) game. Ugo kept his focus before winning the set at the breaker at 2.

Ugo lost a big opportunity to break Paire in the 12th game when he had 3 consecutive chances (0-40).

2nd set.

The set was pretty even as both players managed to hold serve with the notable exception of 1 break that Paire conquered in the 4th game (3-1) before winning the set (6-3).

3rd set.

Humbert conquered a commanding position in the outset to break Paire in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating his break and lead 3-0. However, there was more work to do for Humbert to win the set since Benoit managed to break back in the 9th (4-5) game. Humbert maintained his focus before winning the set at the tiebreak at 5.

1st
Humbert
Paire
7-6
7
6
6
6
6
5
5
5
5
4
4
4
4
3
4
2
3
2
3
1
3
0
2
0
1
0
2nd
Humbert
Paire
3-6
3
6
3
5
2
5
2
4
1
4
1
3
1
2
1
1
0
1
3rd
Humbert
Paire
7-6
7
6
6
6
6
5
5
5
5
4
5
3
5
2
4
2
4
1
3
1
3
0
2
0
1
0

Statistics

Ugo won this encounter even if he won less points than Paire (110 vs. 118).

Ugo won this match even if he was not so effective in converting his break points as he converted only 25% (3/12). On the other side, Benoit had a tough time converting his break points (only 36%4/11). That was one of the key issues for his loss.

After this contest, the head to head between Humbert and Paire is 1-1.

Highlights Ugo Humbert vs. Benoit Paire ASB Classic – Auckland

Ugo Humbert in Auckland

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