Halle Open 2018: Day 8 – Highlights

 

Men’s Tennis Highlights

Single’s: Roger Federer vs Denis Kudla

Result: Roger Federer defeated Denis Kudla by 7-6(1), 7-5.

Highlights:

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  • Both the players gave their best performance in the opening set of the match as it eventually came to a tie-breaker.
  • However, Denis Kudla tried his best to win the set but he lost it in the end after he failed to score three points on his serve.

  • The match moved on to the second set and this time Denis Kudla opened the scoring of this set.
  • Roger and Denis both were looking confident and were scoring points one after the other.

  • The score soon was levelled at 5-5. But in the end it was Roger Federer who claimed the victory in the second set.

  • A total of 12 aces were scored in the match by Roger as compared to Denis who was only able to score points on 8 aces.
  • Roger Federer claimed his 20th win on the grass court and will now face Borna Coric in the final of Halle Open 2018.

Single’s: Borna Coric vs Roberto Bautista Agut

Result: Borna Coric defeated Roberto Bautista Agut by 3-2.

Highlights:

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  • The match started and Roberto Bautista Agut took the lead in the opening set.
  • It was all going well that suddenly Roberto Bautista slipped while playing a shot and injured himself.

  • After some time, Roberto Bautista announced that he can’t play anymore and retired from the tournament.

  • Borna Coric advanced to the finals of the Halle Open 2018 where he will face the Swiss World No.1 Roger Federer.

Double’s: Alexander Zverev and Mischa Zverev vs Nikola Mektic and Alexander Peya

Result: Alexander Zverev and Mischa Zverev defeated Nikola Mektic and Alexander Peya by 6-3, 3-6, 10-5.

Highlights:

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  • Alexander Zverev and Mischa Zverev took a perfect start as they opened the scoring of the first set.
  • Nikola Mektic and Alexander Peya struggled hard to chase them but unfortunately they both were only able to score three points against them.

  • The match moved on to the next set but this time Nikola Mektic and Alexander Peya took the lead.
  • In the end, Alexander Zverev and Mischa Zverev failed to chase them and eventually lost this set by 3-6.
  • Now it was all down to the third set of the match. The German brothers opened the scoring and were extending their lead at a very fast pace.

  • On the other hand, Nikola Mektic and Alexander Peya tried to recover the score but unfortunately they could not do so and again faced defeat.
  • Alexander Zverev and Mischa Zverev booked their place into the final of Halle Open 2018 where they will face Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot.

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