Halle Open 2018 Highlights : Day 6 – 1st Half
Men’s Tennis Highlights
Single’s: Matthew Ebden vs Philipp Kohlschreiber
Result: Matthew Ebden defeated Philipp Kohlschreiber by 4-6, 6-1, 6-2.
- Matthew Ebden opened the scoring of the first set but he failed to extend it large enough for Philipp Kohlschreiber.
- The German, Philipp Kohlschreiber not only recovered the points instead he took the lead after a couple of minutes.
Wow. Matt Ebden, having the best year of his career at 30yo, beats Philipp Kohlschreiber 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 to reach the QFs in Halle.
Two seeds left in this tournament
— José Morgado (@josemorgado) June 21, 2018
- At last, Matthew Ebden lost his last two points in a quick succession and eventually lost the set to Philipp Kohlschreiber by 6-4.
- The match moved on to the next set and again Matthew Ebden took the lead this time.
- In the end, Philipp Kohlschreiber lost the set by 6-1.
Take a bow @mattebden 🙏
— Tennis TV (@TennisTV) June 21, 2018
- The match now moved to the third and decisive set after Philipp Kohlschreiber faced a shocking defeat in the previous set.
- Matthew Ebden opened the scoring of the third set and again he was enlarging his lead at a very swift pace.
HE’S DONE IT!
Matt Ebden with an enormous victory over Germany’s 6th seed Philipp Kohlschreiber 4-6, 6-1, 6-2. Through to the quarter finals of the @GERRYWEBERWORLD!#GerryWeberOpen #GoAussies 🎾🇦🇺 pic.twitter.com/YLbWZBpqQe
— Aussie Tennis Talks (@AusTennisTalks) June 21, 2018
- Philipp Kohlschreiber failed to chase Matthew Ebden’s lead and eventually lost the third set too by 6-2.
Single’s: Borna Coric vs Nikoloz Basilashvili
Result: Borna Coric defeated Nikoloz Basilashvili by 6-4, 6-2.
- The Georgian player, Nikoloz Basilashvili took a great start by taking the lead in the opening set.
- However, Nikoloz failed to extend his score and Borna Coric finally recovered it after some time.
- At last, Borna Coric claimed his win in the first by 6-4 when Nikoloz Basilashvili failed to score two points on his serve.
Borna Coric defeats Nikoloz Basilashvili 64 62 in the second round of the Gerry Weber Open in Halle! 👏🔥🎾
— tennis news channel (@tennisnewschan1) June 21, 2018
- The second set started and this time the Croatian, Borna Coric opened the scoring as Nikoloz Basilashvili failed to took the lead on his serve.
- Nikoloz Basilashvili got in pressure after he was trailing behind by three points.
21st win of 2018 for 21-year-old @borna_coric 💪🇭🇷
— Tennis TV (@TennisTV) June 21, 2018
- Finally, Borna Coric finished the set with a powerful shot on his serve and made it to the next round of Halle Open 2018.
- Despite the fact that Nikoloz Basilashvili scored on three aces, he also made a total of six double faults which cost him the match against Borna Coric.
— Open Era Rankings (@OpenEraRankings) June 21, 2018
Double’s: Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot vs Philipp Oswald and Max Mirnyi
Result: Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot defeated Philipp Oswald and Max Mirnyi by 6-7(2), 6-3, 10-4.
- Philipp Oswald and Max Mirnyi took a great start as they opened the scoring of the first set.
- However, on the other hand, Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot came in action after some time and started recovering the lead.
- The set came to a tie-breaker after an intense battle between the two pairs as the score was levelled at 6-6.
— Tenis24.eu (@Tenis24eu) June 21, 2018
- Philipp Oswald and Max Mirnyi claimed the victory in the first set by 6-7(2) as they won on the tie-break after Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot both lost a point on their serve.
- The second set started and this time Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot opened the scoring.
- In the end, Philipp Oswald and Max Mirnyi failed to chase them and ultimately lost the second set by 6-3.
- Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot again took the lead in the decisive set.
Marcelo Melo e Lukasz Kubot estão na semi de Halle, 6/7 6/3 e 10-4 em Mirnyi/Oswald! Enfrentam os vencedores de Dodig/Ram x Granollers/Haase na próxima rodada. 🦒❤🌱 pic.twitter.com/FMQv3mfLkG
— Aliny Calejon (@alcalejon) June 21, 2018
- While on the other hand, Philipp Oswald and Max Mirnyi struggled hard to chase the lead but they failed to do so.
- At last, Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot won the third set and booked their place into the Semi finals of Halle Open 2018.
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