Yoshihito Nishioka shocks Alex De Minaur 7-5 6-4 in the 3rd round in Cincinnati on Thursday. Nishioka will fight against David Goffin in the quarter.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

The set was pretty even as both sides managed to hold the serve. The only difference was 1 break that Nishioka conquered in the 11th game (6-5) before winning the set (7-5).

2nd set.

Similarly to the 1st set, there was not much difference between them in this set with the exception of 1 break that Nishioka conquered in the 7th game (4-3) before winning the set (6-4).

Statistics

At the end of the match, the Japanese scored 62 points vs. Alex’s 58 points.

Yoshihito won this match even if he was not so effective in converting his break points as he converted only 40% (2/5). On the other side, Alex wasn’t able to conquer any break point. That was one of the key issues for his defeat.

After this match, the head to head between Nishioka and De Minaur is 2-0 for Yoshihito.

1st
Nishioka
Minaur
7-5
7
5
6
5
5
5
4
5
4
4
3
4
3
3
2
3
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1
2nd
Nishioka
Minaur
6-4
6
4
5
4
5
3
4
3
3
3
2
3
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1

Next Match: Yoshihito Nishioka vs. David Goffin – stats

Nishioka will face Goffin in the quarter.

This will be the 3rd time that Yoshihito Nishioka and David Goffin clash against each other. The head to head is 1-1 for Nishioka and Goffin (see full H2H stats),but they are 1-1 on hard.

The last time that they locked horns, Nishioka won 6-75 6-2 7-65 in the 2nd round in Washington back in July 2019.

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