16.13 – The Azzurri hold their serve and get close to the goal, now they command 5-3
16.09 – Break Italy! Excellent response from Simone Polelli’s backhand, Zach loses his serve. Italy go 4-3 and serve!
16.01 – Go ahead without a break for now. 3-2 USA in the second set.
15.49 – Canceling a break point, Fognini holds the turn to serve: 1-1 in the second set.
15.39 – Set Italy – Bolelli served well except for a double fault: Italy won the first set 6-4!
15.34 – Mistake in the net by Zach and a break for the Azzurri! Polelli and Fognini went up 5-4 and the Bolognese could serve out for the first set.
15.28 – It continues without a break: 4-4 in the first set
15.21 – Now the Americans are solid, Zach is very effective with his forehand: 3-2 USA
15.17 – 2-2, Azzurri holds serve
15.13 – We’re 2-1 to USA in the first set, serving to Italy.
15.04 – The Italians have two break points, but the Americans save them thanks to Paul’s excellent serve. Use 1-0 forward
15.00 – The decisive double began, immediately Fognini’s answer was a good point.
14.51 – Here it is, a doubles quarter-final decided for the first time this year: Simone Polelli and Fabio Fognini challenge Tommy Paul and Jacques Sack in the doubles decider of Italy-USA. Pairs enter the field and we continue with the warm-up.
14.42 – American pairing confirmed: Zach and Paul play against Fognini and Polelli.
14.24 – Lorenzo Musetti fights for a set but loses it in a photo finish, then the American flies to victory in the second set, proving stronger than our player this time. See you soon with Ubitennis live updates for the doubles that will decide the fate of this quarter-final.
14.22 – FRITZ Competition – Lorenzo Musetti surrendered to Taylor Fritz with a double fault, who sent the match to a decisive double. 7-6(8) 6-3 for Taylor.
14.21 – Two Fritz match points, Musetti seems out of the match. First Lorenzo saves him with a slip
2:18 p.m – Musetti is uninspired on serve down 3-5
2.15 pm – Musetti was the first to retire in this match. 4-3 in favor of Fritz and serve to him. A deep return from the American leads the Italian to a forehand error that costs him his serve
2:02 p.m After the American won the first 7-6(8), Musetti moved the balls to sight in the second set to go 2-1 without a break.
1:49 p.m – Set the fritz After two untapped set points by Musetti, the Italian tennis player lost the first set 8 points to 10 due to a lob that ended up in the corridor.
1:37 p.m – With an ace, Musetti won the first set tiebreak. 6-6
1:34 p.m – 40 A double fault at 5-6 sends Fritz to set point, but after a long and painful exchange, Musetti cancels it out with a superb cross forehand.
1.25 pm – We continue without a break in this match with 5 scores
12:45 – No. 1s in the field: Lorenzo Musetti and Taylor Fritz of the United States and Italy at second singles
12:20 – Match Sonego 6-3 7-6(7) Soneko closes out the match on the third match point, accelerating back down the line. A brilliant performance from the Turin tennis player gave Italy the first point of the challenge. Now Musetti-Fritz
12:17 – After a court change, Tiafoe had a chance, but again Soneko’s serve and forehand brought the score level at 7-7.
12:15 p.m – With a serve and a forehand plan, Lorenzo goes up 6-4 and earns two match points. A first fade with a forehand mark after a very deep return from Tiafoe
12:12 – Tie Break 5-3 Minibreak Italy; Tiafoe doesn’t break and shoots down a forward
12:10 – Tiebreaks 3-3; After rescuing a minibreak with a forehand pass, a long exchange on Tiafoe’s maneuver, Soneko leveled after a backhand error. The Italian public makes itself felt in the stands
12:07 – Tie break 2-1 minibreak for USA; A pass to Tiafoe in which Soneko does not conduct the volley
12:05 p.m – 6-6 we go to the tie break, Soneko gets everything back and closes in the net
12:03 p.m – Another set point for Tiafoe, born from a back-running pass, with the American enjoying the support of the Spanish public. Soneko canceled it out with a forehand attack
12.00 pm – Soneko saves herself with her serve, 40-40
11:59 – An ’empty net’ forehand error from Soneko sends Tiafoe to set point
11:47 am – Sports Tiafoe, 5-4 USA; The American was kept 0-30
11:36 a.m – Soneko has a break point this time and Tiafoe cancels it with a serve to the body
11:34 – Game Sonego, 3-3. Undeterred, Lorenzo attacks the game and wins
11:31 – Soneko suffered long rallies and gave up a break point in the sixth game, but canceled it out with an ace at 209 km/h.
11:13 – Tiafoe starts strong again on serve, but Lorenzo is in exchanges; The American served to tie at 40-40 without a break in the third game of the second set
11:00 – SET SONEGO – With a break in the sixth game, Lorenzo Sonego wrapped up the first set 6-3 against American Frances Tiafoe as the Italian took a one-set lead in the first singles match of the day.
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