Jannik Sinner surprises Pedro Sousa 1-6 6-3 6-4 in the 1st round in Umag on Monday. Sinner will play against Aljaz Bedene in the 2nd round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Sousa was quite dominant at the beginning of the set to break Sinner in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating his break and lead 3-0. Sousa managed to boost his lead after breaking Sinner in the 6th (5-1) game before winning the set (6-1).

2nd set.

Sousa had a running start at the beginning of the set after breaking Sinner in the 1st game (1-0). Notwithstanding, the Italian found the way to come back to break Pedro in the 6th (3-3) and in the 8th (5-3) game before winning the set (6-3).

Pedro had no answers in the last 5 games of the set (from 1-3 to 6-3).

3rd set.

The Italian won the set after he broke Pedro in the 5th (3-2) and in the 9th (5-4) game. The Portuguese tried to stage a comeback breaking in the 6th (3-3) game. Yet, Jannik kept the situation under control before winning the set 6-4.

Sinner won this match even if he conquered less points than Sousa (80 vs. 82).

Jannik was pretty good in converting 67% of the break points that he conquered (4/6). On the other side, Sousa was pretty focused in converting 57% of the break points that he procured points (4/7). Anyhow, that was not enough to win the encounter.

After this encounter, the head to head between Sinner and Sousa is 1-0 for Jannik.

1st
Sinner
Sousa
1-6
1
6
1
5
1
4
1
3
0
3
0
2
0
1
2nd
Sinner
Sousa
6-3
6
3
5
3
4
3
3
3
2
3
1
3
1
2
0
2
0
1
3rd
Sinner
Sousa
6-4
6
4
5
4
4
4
3
4
3
3
3
2
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1

Next Match: Jannik Sinner vs. Aljaz Bedene – H2H and stats

Sinner will come up against Bedene in the 2nd round.

There is no head to head record between Jannik Sinner and Aljaz Bedene since this will be the first time that they will clash against each other in the main tour.

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