Sardegna Open: Lorenzo Musetti saves 4 match factors to beat top-seeded Daniel Evans

Sardegna Open: Lorenzo Musetti saves 4 match factors to beat top-seeded Daniel Evans

The Ninetieth-ranked Musetti received by 6-1, 1-6, 7-6 (10/8) after two hours ten minutes on courtroom in Sardinia towards Evans, ranked 32.

Sardegna Open: Lorenzo Musetti saves four match points to beat top-seeded Daniel Evans

File picture of Lorenzo Musetti. AFP

Milan: Italian teenager Lorenzo Musetti saved 4 match factors to oust high seed Daniel Evans of Britain to advance to the quarter-finals of the ATP event in Cagliari on Thursday.

The Ninetieth-ranked Musetti received by 6-1, 1-6, 7-6 (10/8) after two hours ten minutes on courtroom in Sardinia towards Evans, ranked 32.

Musetti, 19, the recipient of a wild card this week for the primary attract Monte-Carlo, had gotten off to a flying begin on the Mediterranean island with two break factors to steer 5-0 earlier than, sealing the set in 24 minutes.

Evans modified ways within the second set with a extra aggressive model permitting him to stage proceedings 6-1.

The 30-year-old Englishman had the sting within the third set tiebreak, his Italian rival had trailed 5/2, however saved match factors at 3/6 and seven/8.

A forehand drop shot winner allowed Musetti to seal victory on his second match level.

Earlier Germany’s Yannick Hanfmann beat 2018 Roland Garros semi-finalist Marco Cecchinato 7-5, 6-1 of Italy to achieve the quarter-finals.

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