Gianluca Mager overcomes Juan Pablo Ficovich 6-2 3-6 6-2 in the 1st round in Cordoba on Monday. Mager will face Pablo Cuevas in the 2nd round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Mager had a boost of confidence at the beginning of the set after breaking Pablo Ficovich in the 1st game (1-0) before consolidating his break and lead 3-0. Nevertheless, the set was not over yet and there was more work to do for Gianluca to win the set since the Argentine succeeded in breaking back in the 4th (1-3) game. Gianluca kept his focus to break Pablo Ficovich in the 5th (4-1) game before conquering the set (6-2).

2nd set.

There was not much difference between the 2 players in this set with the exception of 1 break that Juan conquered in the 4th game (3-1) before winning the set (6-3).

3rd set.

Gianluca in this set played at a much higher level than Juan and without many problems he won 6-2. Juan broke Mager 3 times in the 4th (3-1), in the 6th (5-1) and in the 8th (6-2) game. However, Mager broke his opponent in the 7th (5-2) game, but that didn’t prevent his to win the set (6-2).

Mager failed to serve out the set when leading 5-1 to be broken at 30.

There was a pivotal moment in this set when Mager won 4 consecutive games in the 3rd set to change the scoreline from 1-1 to 5-1.

1st
Mager
Ficovich
6-2
6
2
5
2
5
1
4
1
3
1
3
0
2
0
1
0
2nd
Mager
Ficovich
3-6
3
6
3
5
2
5
2
4
1
4
1
3
1
2
1
1
0
1
3rd
Mager
Ficovich
6-2
6
2
5
2
5
1
4
1
3
1
2
1
1
1
1
0

Statistics

At the end of the match, Gianluca scored 78 points vs. Juan’s 65 points.

The Italian was pretty focused in converting 55% of the break points that he conquered (6/11). On the other side, Pablo Ficovich was far from perfect in converting his break points (only 43%3/7). That was one of the key issues for his demise.

After this match, the head to head between Mager and Pablo Ficovich is 1-0 for Gianluca.

Next Match H2H: Gianluca Mager vs. Pablo Cuevas – stats

Mager will compete against Cuevas in the 2nd round.

There is no head to head record between Gianluca Mager and Pablo Cuevas since this will be the first time that they will face off in the main tour.

Tennis Scores in Cordoba

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