LIVE BLOG: SUNDAY 12TH MAY
Impressive tennis by Matteo Berrettini and Jannik Sinner

 

 

Jannik Sinner (Foto Giampiero Sposito)

19.38Extraordinary effort by the young Italian Jannik Sinner.

The seventeen Italian saves a match point vs. Steve Johnson, recovering from 2-5 in the third set, for a 7-5 victory. Great quality tennis by Jannik, in his very first match in a Masters 1000 tournament.

 

18.35 – Jannik Sinner on fire! The young Italian player wins the second set 6-1 against Steve Johnson. Stunning level of tennis shown by Jannik. We underline that Sinner is currently the best under18 player in the ATP ranking.

 

17.15Impressive tennis by the Italian Matteo Berrettini on the Grandstand. He dominates the first set 6-2 against Pouille, with 100% points with the first service. Excellent also with the forehand, a break ahead in the second set.

 

16.00The game is resumed! On the Centre Court, Kohlschreiber takes control of the game and closes the first set 6-2. On Court 6, the match between the two NextGen Kecmanovic and Ruud has just begun.

 

Nikoloz Basilashvili (Foto Giampiero Sposito)

13.50 – Heavy rain over Foro Italico, the game is suspended! Only one match in the main draw ended: Nikoloz Basilashvili won against Marton Fucsovics, 6-1 7-6 (2) the score. In the qualifying draws, Norrie def. Jarry and Nishioka def. Dzumhur in three sets, securing a place in the main draw. In the women’s qualifying, Mladenovic beats Anisimova in two sets, Zidansek defeats Jabeur and Begu defeats Puig.