Gilles Simon outlasts Bjorn Fratangelo 5-7 7-5 7-5 7-5 in the 1st round in New York on Tuesday after winning a huge battle. Simon will square off with Andrey Rublev in the 2nd round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Fratangelo conquered the set after recovering from 1 break down. In fact, after dropping his serve in the 5th (2-3) game, The American broke back in the 8th (4-4) and in the 12th (7-5) game before winning the set 7-5.

2nd set.

Simon won the set after he broke the American in the 7th (4-3) and in the 11th (6-5) game. Fratangelo tried to stage a comeback breaking in the 10th (5-5) game. Yet, Gilles kept the focus before winning the set 7-5.

3rd set.

Fratangelo started the set strong after breaking Simon in the 2nd game (2-0). Nonetheless, Gilles managed to stage a good comeback to break Bjorn 4 times in the 3rd (1-2), in the 7th (4-3), in the 9th (5-4) and in the 11th (6-5) game before winning the set (7-5).

Gilles failed to serve out the set when leading 5-4 to be broken at 40.

The American lost the 11th game (6-5) when he had a good chance to win the game when leading 40-0.

4th set.

Gilles won the set after he broke Fratangelo in the 7th (4-3) and in the 11th (6-5) game. Fratangelo tried to stage a comeback breaking in the 10th (5-5) game. Anyhow, the French Player didn’t lose the lead before winning the set 7-5.

1st
Simon
Fratangelo
5-7
5
7
5
6
5
5
4
5
4
4
4
3
4
2
3
2
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1
2nd
Simon
Fratangelo
7-5
7
5
6
5
5
5
5
4
5
3
4
3
3
3
2
3
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1
3rd
Simon
Fratangelo
7-5
7
5
6
5
5
5
5
4
4
4
4
3
3
3
2
3
2
2
1
2
0
2
0
1
4th
Simon
Fratangelo
7-5
7
5
6
5
5
5
5
4
5
3
4
3
3
3
2
3
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1

Statistics

At the end of the match, Simon scored 182 points vs. the American’s 169 points.

Gilles won this match even if he was far from perfect in converting his break points because he converted only 36% (9/25). On the other side, Bjorn had a tough time in converting his break points as he converted only 30% of his break points (7/23). That was one of the key issues for his demise.

After this match, the head to head between Simon and Fratangelo is 2-1 for Gilles.

Highlights Gilles Simon vs. Bjorn Fratangelo U.S. Open – New York

Next Match: Gilles Simon vs. Andrey Rublev – stats

Simon will square off with Rublev in the 2nd round.

There is no head to head record between Gilles Simon and Andrey Rublev since this will be the first time that they will square off in the main tour.

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