Halle Open 2018: Day 9 – Highlights

 

Men’s Tennis Highlights

Single’s: Borna Coric vs Roger Federer

Result: Borna Coric defeated Roger Federer in Halle Open 2018 by 7-6(6), 3-6, 6-2.

Highlights:

Halle Open 2018

  • Both the players gave an absolute and outclass performance on the grass court today.
  • The Croatian, Borna Coric took the lead in the first set and was extending it at a very fast pace.

  • However, on the other hand, Roger Federer was also scoring points and soon the match came to a tie-breaker after the score was equalized 6-6.

  • Borna Coric finally won the set on the tie-break when Roger Federer lost the last two points on his serve.
  • The match moved on to the next set after Roger faced a shocking defeat from his opponent.

  • In the second set, Roger opened the scoring and was playing confidently this time.
  • In the end, Borna Coric managed to get only three points and eventually lost the second set by three points.

  • Now it was all down to the third set. Borna Coric played brilliantly throughout the set and ultimately claimed the victory in this set.

  • Roger Federer failed to clinch his 99th title from the Croatian and also lost his World No.1 ranking to Rafael Nadal.

Double’s: Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot vs Alexander Zverev and Mischa Zverev

Result: Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot defeated Alexander Zverev and Mischa Zverev in Halle Open 2018 by 7-6(1), 6-4.

Highlights:

Halle Open 2018

  • Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot took a perfect start in the first set with a powerful shot.

  • However, on the other hand, Alexander Zverev and Mischa Zverev were also scoring points at a very swift pace.
  • After a tough battle between the two pairs, the set eventually came to a tie-breaker.
  • It was a heartbreaking moment for the German fans as Alexander Zverev and Mischa Zverev both lost a total of four points on their serve, eventually losing the first set.

  • The match moved on to the second set and this time Alexander Zverev and Mischa Zverev took the lead.
  • However, both the pairs were playing confidently as the score reached 3-3.
  • Alexander Zverev and Mischa Zverev lost this set too and again became runners-up in the Halle Open 2018 against Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot.

  • It was a great win for Marcelo and Lukasz as they again successfully defended their title against the German brothers.

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