NEW YORK RESULTS. Nishioka tops Laaksonen in the 1st round of the New York Open

NEW YORK OPEN - NEW YORK RESULTS. Nishioka aces Laaksonen to fight against Reilly Opelka in the 2nd round

Prediction and head to head Yoshihito Nishioka vs. Henri Laaksonen

Yoshihito Nishioka gets the better of Henri Laaksonen 6-3 0-6 6-2 in the 1st round in New York on Tuesday. Nishioka will engage against Reilly Opelka in the 2nd round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Nishioka started off on the right foot in the set after breaking Laaksonen in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating his break and lead 3-0. That break was sufficient for Nishioka to win the set (6-3) since there were no other breaks anymore.

2nd set.

There was not much story in this set after Henri conceded no games to Nishioka before winning the set 6-0.

3rd set.

Yoshihito in this set was too strong for Laaksonen and consequently he won 6-2 after breaking Laaksonen in the 3rd (2-1) and in the 5th (4-1) game.

Yoshihito missed the opportunity to break Laaksonen in the 1st game when he had 3 consecutive chances (0-40).

There was a pivotal moment in this set when Nishioka won 5 consecutive games in the 3rd set to change the scoreline from 0-1 to 5-1.

1st
Nishioka
Laaksonen
6-3
6
3
5
3
5
2
4
2
4
1
3
1
3
0
2
0
1
0
2nd
Nishioka
Laaksonen
0-6
0
6
0
5
0
4
0
3
0
2
0
1
3rd
Nishioka
Laaksonen
6-2
6
2
5
2
5
1
4
1
3
1
2
1
1
1
0
1

Statistics

At the end of the match, Yoshihito scored 84 points vs. the Swiss’s 79 points.

Yoshihito won this match even if he was struggling when converting his break points because he converted only 33% (3/9). On the other side, Henri didn’t lose the concentration in converting 50% of the break points that he conquered points (3/6). Notwithstanding, that was not enough to win the match.

After this encounter, the head to head between Nishioka and Laaksonen is 2-0 for Yoshihito.

Next Match H2H: Yoshihito Nishioka vs. Reilly Opelka – stats

Nishioka will face Opelka in the 2nd round.

There is no head to head record between Yoshihito Nishioka and Reilly Opelka since this will be the first time that they will fight against each other in the main tour.

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