ATP Italian Open Day 2: Musetti Upsets Wawrinka, 5 Qualifiers Move On, & More

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ATP Italian Open Day 2 Recap

18-year-old Lorenzo Musetti would defeat Stan Wawrinka, 5 qualifiers would advance to the next round, and much more at the Italian Open.

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ATP Italian Open Day 2 Results

Singles Results

Joao Sousa (ll) vs. John Millman

Australian John Millman would pull off a tight victory today against lucky loser Joao Sousa. In the opening set, after no breaks of serve from either player, Millman would break Sousa’s serve in the twelfth game to take the set 7-5.

In the second set, each player would break the other’s serve twice en route to a tiebreak. In the tiebreak, Millman would prevail, 7-2, to take the set 7-6 (7-2) and the match 7-5, 7-6 (7-2).

Facundo Bagnis (q) vs. Andrey Rublev (9)

The ninth-seeded Andrey Rublev would have little issue defeating qualifier Facundo Bagnis today. To start their match, Rublev would win the first three games in a row and would go on to take the set 6-4.

In the second set, down 2-3, Rublev would win four out of the next five games to take the set 6-4 and the match 6-4, 6-4.

Jan-Lennard Struff vs. Federico Coria (q)

Qualifier Federico Coria would get a huge victory today of Jan-Lennard Struff. In the first set, Coria would dominate, breaking Struff’s serve twice en route to a 6-1 set victory.

In the second set, neither player would drop a single service game on their way to a tiebreak. In the tiebreak, Coria would come out on top, 7-5, to take the set 7-6 (7-5) and win the match 6-4, 7-6 (7-5).

Tennys Sandgren (q) vs. Salvatore Caruso (wc)

Wildcard Salvatore Caruso would get a solid victory today over American qualifier Tennys Sandgren. In the opening set, Sandgren would only need one break of Caruso’s serve to take the set 6-3.

In the second set, Caruso would get a break of his own to take the set 6-3 and force a third set. In the third set, each player would break the other’s serve once en route to a tiebreak.

In the tiebreak, Caruso would prevail, 7-4, to take the set 7-6 (7-4) and win the match 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-4).

Dominik Koepfer (q) vs. Alex de Minaur

Australian Alex de Minaur would suffer a crushing three-set lost today at the hands of Dominik Koepfer. In the opening set of their match, de Minaur would get four breaks of Koepfer’s serve to take the set 6-3.

In the second set, down 0-3, Koepfer would respond by winning six straight games, one at love, to take the set 6-3. In the decisive third set, de Minaur would jump out to a commanding 5-3 lead.

But, Koepfer would fight back to take the set to a tiebreak. In the tiebreak, Koepfer would prevail, 7-5, to take the set 7-6 (7-5) and the match 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-5).

Sam Querrey vs. Pedro Martinez (q)

Qualifier Pedro Martinez would get a nice straight-sets victory today over American Sam Querrey. To start the match, Martinez would take a 4-1 lead, and would ride that lead to a 6-3 set victory.

In the second set, each player would break the other’s serve once en route to a tiebreak. In the tiebreak, Martinez would prevail, 7-3, to take the set 7-6 (7-3) and the match 6-3, 7-6 (7-3).

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina (q) vs. Dusan Lajovic

Dusan Lajovic would take care of business in straight-sets today against Alejandro Davidovich Fokina. In the opening set, Lajovic would take a 3-1 lead early and would go on to take the set 6-4.

In the second set, Lajovic would get two breaks of serve to take the set 6-4 and the match 6-4, 6-4.

Guido Pella vs. Denis Shapovalov (12)

The twelfth-seeded Canadian Denis Shapovalov would handle business with ease today against Guido Pella. In the first set, Shapovalov would break Pella’s serve twice to take the set 6-2.

In the second set, he would get two more breaks to take the set 6-3 and the match 6-2, 6-3.

Yoshihito Nishioka vs. Miomir Kecmanovic

Despite Miomir Kecmanovic getting his first ATP title recently, Yoshihito Nishioka would defeat him with ease today. In the opening set, Nishioka would get two breaks of Kecmanovic’s serve to take the set 6-4.

In the second set, down 0-1, Nishioka would win six straight games to take the set 6-1 and the match 6-4, 6-1.

Milos Raonic (13) vs. Adrian Mannarino

In the opening set of Canadian Milos Raonic’s match against Adrian Mannarino, each player would hold their serve all the way to a tiebreak.

In the tiebreak, Raonic would prevail, 7-3, to take the set 7-6 (7-3). In the second set, Raonic would get two breaks of serve to take the set 6-2 and the match 7-6 (7-3), 6-2.

Marco Cecchinato (q) vs. Kyle Edmund

Qualifier Marco Cecchinato would get a solid three-set victory over Kyle Edmund today. In the opening set, Edmund would get two breaks of Cecchinato’s serve to take the set 6-3.

In the second set, Cecchinato would respond by winning 9-7 in a tiebreak to force a third set. In the third set, Cecchinato would get two breaks of Edmund’s serve to take the set 6-2 and the match 3-6, 7-6 (9-7), 6-2.

Stan Wawrinka (10) vs. Lorenzo Musetti (q)

Qualifier Lorenzo Musetti would make a statement today against the tenth-seeded Stan Wawrinka. In the opening set, Musetti would break Wawrinka’s serve three times en route to a 6-0 set victory.

In the second set, Musetti would win 7-2 in a tiebreak to take the set 7-6 (7-2) and the match 6-0, 7-6 (7-2).

Doubles Results

J.Chardy / F.Martin vs. K.Anderson / J.Erlich  (pr)

Jeremy Chardy and Fabrice Martin would get a close victory today over the team of Kevin Anderson and Jonathan Erlich. In the opening set, each team would hold their serve all the way to a tiebreak.

In the tiebreak, Chardy and Martin would dominate, taking the tiebreak 7-1 and the set 7-6 (7-1). In the second set, they would only need one break of serve to take the set 6-4 and the match 7-6 (7-1), 6-4.

J.Murray / N.Skupski vs. J.Peers / M.Venus

The Australian duo of John Peers and Michael Venus would pull of a solid straight-sets victory today over the team of Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski.

In the opening set, Peers and Venus would only need one break of their opponents’ serve to take the set 6-3. In the second set, they would only need one break again, this time to take the set 7-5 and win the match 6-3, 7-5.

L.Sonego / A.Vavassori  (wc) vs. R.Ram / J.Salisbury  (2)

Wildcards Lorenzo Sonego and Andrea Vavassori would get a huge upset today over the second-seeded team of Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury.

In the opening set, Ram and Salisbury would get two breaks of their opponents’ serve to take the set 6-4. In the second set, Sonego and Vavassori would take Ram and Salisbury to a tiebreak that they would win 7-3 to force a third set.

In the third set tiebreak, Sonego and Vavassori would prevail, 10-7, to win the match 4-6, 7-6 (7-3), 10-7.

M.Gonzalez / D.Schwartzman vs. G.Dimitrov / D.Evans

In a match with several top singles players, the team of Maximo Gonzalez and Diego Schwartzman would defeat the team of Grigor Dimitrov and Dan Evans.

In the opening set, down 3-5, Dimitrov and Evans would win four straight games to take the set 7-5. In the second set, Gonzalez and Schwartzman would win the first four games in a row before taking the set 6-2.

In the third set tiebreak, Gonzalez and Schwartzman would triumph, 10-8, to win the match 5-7, 6-2, 10-8.

H.Kontinen / J.Struff vs. K.Krawietz / A.Mies  (6)

Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies would break Henri Kontinen and Jan-Lennard Struff’s serve twice in the opening set to take it 7-5.

In the second set, Kontinen and Struff would only need one break of serve to take the set 6-3. In the third set tiebreak, Kontinen and Struff would prevail, 10-8, to win the match 5-7, 6-3, 10-8.

J.Cabal / R.Farah  (1) vs. P.Busta / A.Minaur

The top-seeded team of Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah would defeat the team of Pablo Carreno Busta and Alex de Minaur in straight-sets today.

In the opening set, Cabal and Farah would get two breaks of their opponents’ serve to take the set 6-2. In the second set, they would get two more breaks to take the set 6-3 and the match 6-2, 6-3.

S.Gille / J.Vliegen vs. S.Bolelli / F.Fognini  (wc)

Sander Gille and Joran Vliegen would pull of a three-set victory today against Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini. In the opening set, each team would hold their serve all the way to a tiebreak.

In the tiebreak, Bolelli and Fognini would triumph, 7-4, to take the set 7-6 (7-4). In the second set, Gille and Vliegen would respond by getting one break of their opponents’ serve to take the set 7-5.

In the decisive third set tiebreak, Gille and Vliegen would edge out a 10-8 victory to win the match 6-7 (4-7), 7-5, 10-8.

K.Khachanov / A.Rublev vs. N.Cacic / D.Lajovic

The team of Nikola Cacic and Dusan Lajovic would get a solid victory today over the team of Karen Khachanov and Andrey Rublev.

In the opening set, Cacic and Lajovic would get a break in the first game and that would be enough to take the set 6-4. In the second set, they get one break again to take the set 7-5 and the match 6-4, 7-5.

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