South Africa’s Marton Fukowicz defeated Lloyd Harris in two sets, 6:4, 7:6, in the first round of the tough ATP 250 Championships in Doha, bringing him to the eighth final in which he will be South Korean Kvon Soon-fu. his opponent.
|Vukovic’s eighth final in Doha (Photo: AFP, archive)|
The two players follow each other in the world rankings, phosofix at 36 while Harris Ranked 35th. They met three times in their careers, in 2019 in Chengdu and in 2021 in Antwerp, the South African won Vuchovic’s only win so far in Doha last year.
As expected, a close fight ensued between the two sides, and neither of them made a mistake – until 4:4, after which Vukovic took his opponent’s start and managed to serve for the set win. Pay attention, bringing the game to 40:30, including the group, to 6:4.
Vosovic also broke the second set. He took Harris’ servant at three or three, so he had to focus “only” on himself. Says. He should have had – he immediately lost his advantage, so the match was over again (4:4). The parties didn’t stop until the tiebreak, as the Hungarians proved themselves better, 7-4.
Thus Martin Vosovic won his eighth final in Doha with a beautiful victory, and could bring the South Korean to the quarter-finals on Wednesday. Sunfu’s clone (ATP-55.).
ATP 250 Championship, Doha (total $1,176,595, challenging track)
to reach the 16
Vukovic-Harris (South Africa, 8) 6:4, 7:6 (7-4)
Passes (Swedish) – Souza (Portuguese) 2:6, 6:3, 7:5
Bublik (Kazakhstan, 7.) – Kovalik (Slovak) 6: 2, 6: 4
Rinderknech (French) – Vesely (Czech) 3:6, 7:6 (7-4), 6:4
Davidovich (Spanish) – Jaziri (Tunisia) 6:1, 6:3
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