TENNIS SCORES. Diez prevails over Sela in the qualifications of the U.S. Open

U.S. OPEN - NEW YORK. Diez aces Sela to fight against Yosuke Watanuki in the qualifications

Prediction and head to head Steven Diez vs. Dudi Sela

Steven Diez prevails over Dudi Sela 4-6 6-4 6-2 in the qualifications in New York on Monday. Diez will try to go further in the tournament when he will face Yosuke Watanuki in the qualifications.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Sela had a great start in this set after breaking Diez in the 1st game (1-0). That break resulted decisive for Dudi to win the set (6-4) as there were no other breaks.

2nd set.

The Canadian won the set after he broke the Israeli 3 times in the 4th (3-1), in the 8th (4-4) and in the 10th (6-4) game. Dudi tried to stage a comeback breaking in the 5th (3-2) and in the 7th (3-4) game. However, Steven kept the situation under control before winning the set 6-4.

3rd set.

Diez started the set in the best possible way after breaking Sela in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating his break and lead 3-0. Diez improved his lead after breaking the Israeli in the 8th (6-2) game before managing to win the set.

Sela lost the 2nd game (2-0) when he had 3 consecutive game points when leading 40-0.

1st
Diez
Sela
4-6
4
6
4
5
3
5
3
4
2
4
2
3
1
3
1
2
0
2
0
1
2nd
Diez
Sela
6-4
6
4
5
4
4
4
3
4
3
3
3
2
3
1
2
1
1
1
1
0
3rd
Diez
Sela
6-2
6
2
5
2
4
2
4
1
3
1
3
0
2
0
1
0

Statistics

At the end of the match, Diez scored 94 points vs. the Israeli’s 81 points.

Diez served pretty well to win 77% of the points (41/53) behind his first serve. Nevertheless he won only 39% points (15/38) on his second serve. The Canadian didn’t lose the concentration in converting 63% of the break points that he procured (5/8). On the other side, Dudi had a tough time in converting his break points because he converted only 30% of his break points (3/10). That was one of the key issues for his demise.

After this match, the head to head between Diez and Sela is 1-0 for Steven.

Next Match: Steven Diez vs. Yosuke Watanuki – stats

Diez will compete against Watanuki in the qualifications.

There is no head to head record between Steven Diez and Yosuke Watanuki since this will be the first time that they will face off in the main tour.

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