Halle Open 2018 Highlights: Day 5 – 1st Half

Men’s Tennis Highlights

Single’s: Karen Khachanov vs Kei Nishikori

Result: Karen Khachanov defeated Kei Nishikori by 6-2, 6-2.


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  • An eye catching performance was witnessed by Karen Khachanov as he cruised past the Japanese above just one hour.
  • Karen playing at a fast pace opened the scoring, Kei made an effort but lost 6-2. 

  • The Russian, Karen again took the lead in the second set as Kei wasn’t able to score the opening points on his serve. 

  • At last, Kei Nishikori again faced defeat by 6-2 as he wasn’t able to score on a single ace in this set.
  • Karen Khachanov will now face Roberto Bautista Agut in the Quarter-finals of the Halle Open 2018.

Single’s: Roberto Bautista Agut vs Robin Haase

Result: Roberto Bautista Agut defeated Robin Haase by 6-4, 7-5.


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  • The Spaniard, Roberto Bautista took a great start in the first set as he scored the opening point on an ace.
  • Roberto was extending his lead steadily, however, Robin Haase recovered the points after some time and the score was levelled 4-4.
  • Eventually, the Spaniard sealed his win in the first set by 6-4 as Robin lost the last two points on his serve.

  • In the second set, Roberto Bautista again took the lead and was extending it at a very fast pace.
  • Robin Haase soon came back in action and started recovering the points. The score became equalized 5-5 after about 15 mins.
  • Ultimately, Robin Haase again lost the last two points on his serve and didn’t make it to the next round.

  • Despite the fact that, Robin Haase scored 10 points on aces, still he lost to Roberto Bautista in both the sets.
  • Roberto Bautista Agut will now face Karen Khachanov in his next match of Halle Open 2018.


Double’s: Max Mirnyi and Philipp Oswald vs Matwe Middelkoop and Marcin Matkowski

Result: Max Mirnyi and Philipp Oswald defeated Matwe Middelkoop and Marcin Matkowski by 7-5, 7-6(4)


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  • Matwe and Marcin opened the scoring of the first set, however, they failed to extend the lead large enough for Max Mirnyi and Philipp Oswald.
  • The score reached 5-5 after a tough fight between the two pairs.
  • Finally, it was Max Mirnyi and Philipp Oswald who claimed the victory in the first set by 7-5.

  • Both the pairs showed an outclass performance in the second set and the match eventually came to a tie-breaker as the score became levelled at 6-6.
  • Max and Philipp won the set at last by 7-6(4) as Matwe Middelkoop and Marcin Matkowski both lost the last points their serves.
  • Max Mirnyi and Philipp Oswald will now play against Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot in the Quarter-finals of Halle Open 2018.

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