Mario Vilella Martinez topples Akira Santillan 6-76 6-4 6-2 in the qualifications in New York on Thursday. Vilella Martinez is going to play against Jannik Sinner in the qualifications.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Neither player conceded a service game during this set. Therefore the affair had to be decided at the tiebreak. Eventually, Akira won the tiebreak at 6.

2nd set.

Vilella Martinez had a running start at the beginning of the set after breaking Santillan in the 1st game (1-0). That break was crucial for Vilella Martinez to win the set (6-4) as no one dropped a serve anymore.

3rd set.

Vilella Martinez had a racing start in this set after breaking Santillan in the 1st game (1-0). Mario extended his lead after breaking Santillan in the 7th (5-2) game before conquering the set (6-2).

1st
Martinez
Santillan
6-7
6
7
6
6
6
5
5
5
5
4
4
4
4
3
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0
2nd
Martinez
Santillan
6-4
6
4
5
4
5
3
4
3
4
2
3
2
3
1
2
1
2
0
1
0
3rd
Martinez
Santillan
6-2
6
2
5
2
4
2
3
2
3
1
2
1
2
0
1
0

Statistics

At the end of the match, the Spaniard scored 106 points vs. Akira’s 95 points.

The Spaniard served exceptionally well to win 81% of the points (38/47) behind his first serve, and he won 60% points (32/53) on his second serve. Mario was well focused in converting 50% of the break points that he conquered (3/6). On the other side, Santillan wasn’t able to conquer any break point (0/3). That was one of the key issues for his demise.

After this match, the head to head between Vilella Martinez and Santillan is 1-0 for Mario.

Next Match: Mario Vilella Martinez vs. Jannik Sinner – stats

Vilella Martinez will take on Sinner in the qualifications.

There is no head to head record between Mario Vilella Martinez and Jannik Sinner since this will be the first time that they will face off at pro level.

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