ATP 250 Umag: The best Cecchinato beats the unreleased Musetti

Marco Cecchinato, the winner of the competitors in 2018

Ceck there, Muzzle no. This is a report on the blue derby that opened Thursday’s program at the ATP 250 in Umag. Marco Cecchinato defeated Lorenzo Musetti 6-4 6-3, incomes a spot in the quarterfinals of the event he gained in 2018, his best yr in his profession. Today there was a flash of that energy and accuracy that allowed him to defeat Djokovic at Roland Garros, reaching the semifinals in the “Red” Grand Slam. The Sicilian performed good tennis at the Italian Challengers in latest weeks, however didn’t discover the technical and emotional continuity of the best days. These days Marco has gained energy, physique and whips, extra to place Musetti on the ropes to trade, trigger extra errors and discover essential winners. Musetti, on the different hand, was apparently defeated: many small errors, even exchanges, below the nice stress of his good friend. Cecchinato ought to have accomplished higher, however other than the battle that broke out at the starting of the play, Musetti’s efficiency lacked “physicality” and method. Several occasions the Tuscan left his arm, attempting to interrupt the trade, even with a slim forehand cross that labored very properly in Hamburg, and even with a backhand there have been many errors of creative pearls. A Lorenzo with decreased revs, who was not in a position to keep at first and overcome the stress of the Palermitan. After the five hundredth victory in Hamburg it was attainable that Lorenzo paid for the workout routines and ideas in the subsequent sport, as we speak we noticed a weaker participant for certain in comparison with final week. Cecchinato in the quarter awaits the winner of Agamemnon – Baez.

Cecchinato begins properly out of the blocks: he simply takes the first flip of service and could be very indignant in response, ripping two break factors shortly at 15-40. With a double fault Musetti loses the serve time, for 2-0 “Ceck”. Lorenzo takes the lead and spins exhausting, begins to seek out the area and with a proper mistake Marco concedes the first break. The Hamburg champion modifications path, his push is regular and exact, and he directs the cross with precision, now it’s Musetti who escapes with a break (the third sport in a row). The debate continues: now it’s Cecchinato who will get the proper angles and Musetti makes a mistake, because of a double break and three even. Musetti serves below 4-5, the match begins to “warmth”. Risking a rebound close to the internet Lorenzo, and it is good, however he misses an extended backhand line that takes him 15-30. Cecchinato performs very rigorously, carries ahead and finds the profitable foot inside. Check two ranges at 15-40. He is a really sturdy and correct tennis participant, Marco closes the set, he gained by benefit in 39 minutes, 6-4. The Sicilian could be very practical, with few errors and lots of options.

Cecchinato begins the second set at bat. They proceed to push exhausting, make a couple of errors, answerable for the trade they take 1-0. Musetti is somewhat obnoxious, shaking his head in displeasure at his stage of play. At 30, though a backhand cross offers Tuscan, he concedes a break. “Ceck” produces, with a great cross to the proper, exhausting and sluggish, inflicting a mistake “Muso”, as a result of 2-0 after which 3-0 Cecchinato, very sturdy and steady (the fifth sport in a row gained). The set runs shortly on the combating machine, in a couple of minutes the victory is 5-2 Cecchinato. Lorenzo nonetheless clings to the assembly to seek out maybe the best sport of his sport, closed with a magical contact below the internet. “Ceck” goes to serve for the sport at 5-3. Marco could be very aggressive, takes motion, pushes slowly and comes ahead to shut the level. Musetti saves the first level of the match along with his spectacular strike, however fails to answer the second. Vince Cecchinato, a great hug on the internet confirms the nice bond between the two. Bravo Marco, he gained with full benefit, reaching the quarterfinals.

[8] Lorenzo Musetti ITA vs [Q] Marco Cecchinato ITA

ATP Umag

Lorenzo Musetti [8]



Marco Cecchinato



Winner: Cecchinato

1 ACE0
26/45 (58%) FIRST RUNS 39/53 (74%)
18/26 (69%) 1 ST SAVE SUCCESS POINTS 27/39 (69%)
7/19 (37%) 2ND SAVE WINNING POINTS 10/14 (71%)
12/39 (31%) FIRST RETURN POINT OF WIN 8/26 (31%)
4/14 (29%) 2ND SAVE RETURN POINT WON 12/19 (63%)
2/3 (67%) GOOD TEACHING PRINCIPLES 4/4 (100%)
25/45 (56%) FUNDAMENTALS OF SUCCESS 37/53 (70%)
16/53 (30%) POINTER WON 20/45 (44%)
41/98 (42%) TOTAL SUCCESS POINTS 57/98 (58%)


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