Score, report, and key facts
Guido won the set after he broke the Norwegian in the 5th (3-2) and in the 11th (6-5) game. The Norwegian tried to stage a comeback breaking in the 10th (5-5) game. Yet, Pella managed to stay calm and finish the job before winning the set 7-5.
Pella commenced this set in the best possible way after breaking Ruud in the 1st game (1-0). However, there was more work to do for Guido to win the set as Ruud found the way to break back in the 4th (2-2) game. Guido kept his cool before winning the set at the breaker at 4.
At the end of the match, the Argentine scored 85 points vs. Casper’s 81 points.
Pella was sharp when converting 60% of the break points that he conquered (3/5). On the other side, Ruud was struggling in converting his break points since he converted only 18% of his break points (2/11). That was one of the key issues for his defeat.
After this contest, the head to head between Pella and Ruud is 2-0 for Guido.
Next Match: Guido Pella vs. David Goffin – H2H and stats
Pella will fight against Goffin in the 2nd round.
The last time that they played, Pella won 6-4 7-64 in the 1st round in Montreal back in August 2019.