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Jannik Sinner defeats Diego Scheartzman in straight sets in the ATP Barcelona final
8 in the world With his victory over Diego Schwartzman at the Barcelona Open, Jannik Sinner got off to a winning start. The young Italian won his 25th match of the year, keen to build on his three Masters 1000 victories to start the season.
Jannik had to work hard to defeat the Argentine, who was having trouble, as he dropped his serve three times and produced six breaks on 57% of the return points. Sinner made 20 unforced errors and 26 winners, keeping the points on his racquet and limiting Schwartzman to a meager seven direct points.
During the first game of the match, Diego committed a double fault and suffered a break. To take advantage of the third break opportunity and tie the game at 1, he forced Jannik’s error in the second game. In game five, Sinner played well on the comeback and took advantage of a break at 15 to take the lead.
Diego Schwartzman was upset by Jannik Sinner in the second round of the Barcelona Open.
In the seventh game, the Italian overcame a 30-0 deficit and won with a forehand down the line for a break of service and a 5-2 lead. In game eight, Schwartzman missed an opportunity to grab a break, and Sinner won the match 6-2 as a result of the opponent’s forehand error.
Diego had two break points after launching a wayward forehand to open the second set. Jannik won the opening race to take the lead early and get closer to the finish line. In game two, Schwartzman made a comeback before losing 2-1 in game three due to a volley error.
Schwartzman won the fifth game to close the gap to one break after Sinner‘s 3-1 hold. The Italian won game six with a forehand down the line hold at love but lost the following break opportunity that would have put him up 5-2.
In the eighth game, Diego put a lot of effort into the return and broke back on the third chance following Jannik’s errant backhand. The Argentine lost service after a costly forehand blunder and wasted game points at 4-4 instead of building on that.
With a volley winner at the net, the young gun served for the victory in game ten and earned three match points. Sinner won the second with a forehand winner to win the match and advance to face Yoshihito Nishioka in the third round.