Thanasi Kokkinakis dispatches Maxime Janvier 6-4 6-4 in the 1st round in Los Cabos on Monday. Kokkinakis is going to play against Lucas Pouille in the 2nd round. This is the first match in an ATP main draw that Thanasi won since he upset Roger Federer in Miami 2018.
Score, report, and key facts
Kokkinakis was in a great position at the beginning of the set to break Janvier in the 1st game (1-0). Notwithstanding, there was more work to do for the Australian to win the set as the French Player managed to break back in the 4th (2-2) game.
Kokkinakis won the set after he broke Maxime in the 7th (4-3) and in the 9th (5-4) game. Maxime tried to stage a comeback breaking in the 8th (4-4) game. Notwithstanding, Thanasi refused to give way before winning the set 6-4.
At the end of the match, Kokkinakis scored 72 points vs. Janvier’s 63 points.
Kokkinakis won this match even if he had some problems in converting his break points since he converted only 27% (3/11). On the other side, Janvier was far from perfect in converting his break points since he converted only 11% of his break points (1/9). That was one of the key issues for his defeat.
After this contest, the head to head between Kokkinakis and Janvier is 1-0 for Thanasi.
Next Match: Thanasi Kokkinakis vs. Lucas Pouille – H2H and stats
Kokkinakis will compete against Pouille in the 2nd round.
There is no head to head record between Thanasi Kokkinakis and Lucas Pouille since this will be the first time that they will fight against each other in the main tour.