Lorenzo Sonego outlasts Alejandro Davidovich Fokina 6-2 4-6 7-66 in the final in Genova Challenger on Sunday after conquering a huge battle.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

The Italian in this set was too strong for Davidovich Fokina and for that reason he won 6-2 after breaking Davidovich Fokina in the 3rd (2-1) and in the 7th (5-2) game.

2nd set.

Sonego had a pretty good kick start of the set after breaking Davidovich Fokina in the 1st game (1-0). Yet, the Spaniard refused to bow to find the way to come back to break Sonego 3 times in the 6th (3-3), in the 8th (5-3) gamein the 10th game before winning the set (6-4) after breaking his opponent in the last game.

The Spaniard failed to serve out the set when leading 5-3 to be broken at 0.

A crucial moment of the match was when Alejandro won 4 consecutive games in the 2nd set to change the scoreline from 1-3 to 5-3.

3rd set.

Lorenzo won the set after he broke the Spaniard in the 3rd (2-1) and in the 11th (6-5) game. Alejandro tried to stage a comeback breaking in the 6th (3-3) and in the 12th (6-6) game. Nevertheless, Lorenzo didn’t lose the lead before winning the set at the following breaker at 6.

Sonego failed to serve out the set when leading 6-5 to be broken at 15.

Lorenzo was unable to break the Spaniard in the 7th game when he had 3 consecutive chances (0-40).

1st
Sonego
Fokina
6-2
6
2
5
2
4
2
3
2
3
1
2
1
1
1
0
1
2nd
Sonego
Fokina
4-6
4
6
4
5
3
5
3
4
3
3
3
2
3
1
2
1
2
0
1
0
3rd
Sonego
Fokina
7-6
7
6
6
6
6
5
5
5
4
5
4
4
3
4
3
3
3
2
3
1
2
1
1
1
0
1

Statistics

At the end of the match, the Italian scored 113 points vs. Davidovich Fokina’s 104 points.

The Italian didn’t lose the concentration in converting 50% of the break points that he procured (6/12). On the other side, the Spaniard wasn’t that great in converting his break points since he converted only 28% of his break points (5/18). That was one of the key issues for his loss.

After this encounter, the head to head between Sonego and Davidovich Fokina is 1-0.

Tennis Scores in Genova Challenger

  • Lorenzo SonegoSonegoAlejandro Davidovich FokinaDavidovich Fokina (6-2 4-6 7-66) – See score progression

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