Halle Open 2018: Day 2 – Match Highlights
Allsportspk presents to you the highlights of the second day of the Halle Open 2018 which are as follows:
Men’s Tennis Highlights
Match: Matthias Bachinger vs Denis Istomin
Result: Matthias Bachinger defeated Denis Istomin at Halle Open 2018 by 7-5, 6-2.
- An exceptional performance was seen on the court today by the German, Matthias Bachinger, as he defeated Denis Istomin in the qualifying match of the Halle Open.
- The lead was taken by Matthias in the first set after some good forehand and backhand shots against Denis.
- However, Denis chased Matthias and recovered some points but the German was a tough opponent to beat.
- Soon, the score was equalized 5-5 after a long fight between the two stars.
- Denis struggled hard to win the set but Matthias grabbed the next two points after some time and won the first set.
- The second set started after a short break and as usual Matthias Bachinger took the lead.
- On the other hand, Denis Istomin managed to recover only two points and lost the second set too by 6-2.
- Matthias won the match by putting up a good fight against his opponent and made it to the next round of the Gerry Weber Open.
- Matthias Bachinger will be facing Kei Nishikori of Japan in the round of 32 of Halle Open 2018.
Match: Denis Kudla vs Nikoloz Basilashvili
Result: Denis Kudla defeated Nikoloz Basilashvili at Halle Open 2018 by 6-2, 6-4.
- Denis Kudla was in great form today as he didn’t let the Georgian professional to won a single set throughout the match.
- Soon, the first set started and Denis took the lead after some time.
- However Nikoloz recovered some points but Kudla looked confident as he was gaining points one after the other.
- After a tough fight between the two, Denis eventually won the first set by 6-2.
🎾 (112) DENIS KUDLA (USA)
🎾 (87) Nikoloz Basilashvili (GEO)
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- Now it was all down to the second set for both the players. The second set started and this time Nikoloz Basilashvili took the lead instead of Denis.
- Nikoloz was gaining points at a normal pace but soon Denis came back in action and recovered the points in a very less amount of time.
- The scores of the second set were now 5-4 with Denis leading upfront.
- At last, Denis Kudla won the second set too and booked his name into the next round of the Halle Open.
- Denis Kudla will play against Lukas Lacko in the round of 32 of Halle Open 2018.
Match: Mikhail Youzhny vs Matteo Berrettini
Result: Mikhail Youzhny defeated Matteo Berrettini at Halle Open 2018 by 6-3, 7-6.
- Mikhail won the qualifying round of the Halle Open 2018 from Matteo Berrettini by claiming the victory after winning the first two sets.
- The first set was a good start from the Russian, Mikhail, as he took the lead after some good forehand shots.
- However, Matteo recovered some points but Mikhail Youzhny was grabbing points immediately one after the other.
- Soon, Mikhail won the first set by putting up a good fight against the Italian.
- The second started which was a decisive one for Matteo that he will play the next set or not.
- Both the players hunted down for gaining points in this set. After a long fight between them, the score reached 6-5 with Mikhail leading.
- Matteo struggled hard to win the set but unfortunately Mikhail Youzhny gained another point and won the match.
- Mikhail Youzhny made it to the round of 32 where he will be facing the Austrian star, Dominic Thiem, in the Halle Open 2018.
Match: Lukas Lacko vs Yannick Maden
Result: Lukas Lacko defeated Yannick Maden at Halle Open 2018 by 6-2, 6-3.
- The Slovak tennis player, Lukas, showed an outclass performance against Yannick Maden in the qualifying round of the Halle Open 2018.
- The first set of the match started and Lukas took the lead after some time.
- This set took some time to end as both the players made many faults throughout the set.
- However, Lukas won the first set by 6-2 after his opponent struggled in the entire set.
- Now the second set was an important one for Yannick as he was down to one set.
- Soon the second set started and Yannick took the lead this time. But Lukas managed to recover the points after a tough fight.
- Although, Yannick looked confident as he was leading but Lukas made him suffer when he immediately took the lead and won the set by 6-3.
- Lukas Lacko sealed the victory over Yannick and booked his place into the next round of the Gerry Weber Open.
- Lukas will be facing the American Tennis player, Denis Kudla, in the round of 32 of Halle Open 2018.
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