2020 Vienna Open Day 2 Recap: Djokovic & Thiem Win In Straight Sets

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2020 Vienna Open Day 2 Recap

Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem would advance in straight sets, Dimitrov would get the best of Khachanov, and much more at the 2020 Vienna Open.

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2020 Vienna Open Day 2 Results

Singles Results

Grigor Dimitrov vs. Karen Khachanov

In the opening set of Grigor Dimitrov’s match against Karen Khachanov, each player would manage to break the other’s serve once en route to a tiebreak.

In the tiebreak, Dimitrov would prevail, 8-6, to take the set 7-6 (8-6). In the second set, Dimitrov would get two breaks of Khachanov’s serve, in the second and sixth games, to take the set 6-3 and win the match 7-6 (8-6), 6-3.

Hubert Hurkacz vs. Attila Balazs (q)

In the first set of Hubert Hurkacz match against qualifier Attila Balazs, Hurkacz would only need one break of Balazs’ serve, in the second game, to take the set 6-3.

In the second set, down 4-5, Hurkacz would manage to win three straight games, the last at love, to take the set 7-5 and win the match 6-3, 7-5.

Novak Djokovic (1) vs. Filip Krajinovic

In the opening set of the top-seeded Novak Djokovic’s match against fellow Serbian Filip Krajinovic, each player would break the other’s serve twice en route to a tiebreak.

In the tiebreak, Djokovic would come out on top, 8-6, to take the set 7-6 (8-6). In the second set, Djokovic would get two breaks of Krajinovic’s serve, in the third and ninth games, to take the set 6-3 and win the match 7-6 (8-6), 6-3.

Aljaz Bedene (q) vs. Daniel Evans (se)

In the first set of Daniel Evans’ match against qualifier Aljaz Bedene, Evans would only need one break of Bedene’s serve, in the fourth game, to take the set 6-3.

In the second set, up 5-4, due to an injury, Bedene would be forced to retire, giving Evans the 6-3, 4-5 victory.

Dusan Lajovic vs. Lorenzo Sonego (ll)

In the first set of lucky loser Lorenzo Sonego’s match against Dusan Lajovic, Sonego would only need one break of Lajovic’s serve, in the tenth game, to take the set 6-4.

In the second set, Sonego would only need one break again, this time in the sixth game, to take the set 6-3 and win the match 6-4, 6-3.

Vitaliy Sachko (ll) vs. Dominic Thiem (2)

To start his match against lucky loser Vitaliy Sachko, the second-seeded Dominic Thiem would win the first three games consecutively before taking the opening set 6-4.

In the second set, Thiem would get three breaks of Sachko’s serve to take the set 7-5 and win the match 6-4, 7-5.

Cristian Garin vs. Stan Wawrinka

In the opening set of Cristian Garin’s match against Stan Wawrinka, Garin would only need one break of Wawrinka’s serve, in the third game, to take the set 6-4.

But, in the second set, each player would hold their serve all the way to a tiebreak. In the tiebreak, Wawrinka would prevail, 11-9, to take the set 7-6 (11-9).

In the decisive third set, Garin would win the first three games consecutively before taking the set 6-3 to win the match 6-4, 6-7 (9-11), 6-3.

Doubles Results

R.Farah / F.Martin vs. W.Koolhof / N.Mektic

In the first doubles match of the day, the team of Robert Farah and Fabrice Martin would take on the team of Wesley Koolhof and Nikola Mektic.

In the opening set of their match, Farah and Martin would only need one break of their opponents’ serve, in the twelfth game, to take the set 7-5.

In the second set, they would get another break, this time in the second game, to take the set 6-3 and win the match 7-5, 6-3.

K.Khachanov / A.Rublev vs. P.Herbert / N.Mahut  (4)

In the last doubles match of the day, the unseeded team of Karen Khachanov and Andrey Rublev would take on the fourth-seeded team of Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut.

In the first set of their match, each team would hold their serve all the way to a tiebreak. In the tiebreak, Khachanov and Rublev would come out on top, 11-9, to take the set 7-6 (11-9).

But, in the second set, Herbert and Mahut would respond by getting two breaks of their opponents’ serve to take the set 6-3 and force a third set tiebreak.

In the third set tiebreak, Khachanov and Rublev would dominate, winning 10-2, to take the match 7-6 (11-9), 3-6, 10-2.

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