Dr.Ivo def. Wafi 6-3,5-7,7-6(1)!
It was very close, i was very fortunate to win it because he played really good and didnt give me many chances on his serve...i was very lucky in crucial moments and that got me the win, i didnt have much trouble on my own serve as he had just one break point which he used
He is a very good and fair player, it was a pleasure to play...im sorry we couldnt finish it when we started, but i had to go...I served well throughout and that decided as he didnt have a chance in the TB, especially on my serve, i was lucky to win points on his...i had some BP's, i think 2 or 3, but it was hard to get to them as he was dominant on the baseline, he even passed me great a few times
1.set...we both held easily till 4-3 where i won some lucky points to break him, i had 2 net cords involved in points and he missed 2 balls, sorry for that
Then i served it out with ease
2.set...he was very convincing on serve, i couldnt get anywhere near the break point, he didnt miss at all and i was powerless, he used short crosscourts great
I held my serve with ease too, but just until 5-6 down where he played 3 fantastic points from 30-15 down, i couldnt do anything and he took a set with a brilliant return winner
3.set...i was dangerous at the start of the set where i had 0-30 in the first game and a break point at 1-1, but i was unable to capitalize on it as he played some nice shots...and from then on till the TB, we held serves without any problems, we both played great on our serves
And then we headed into a TB where i was much better and luckier at the same time...he won the first point and i won my 2 serve points very tough, i couldnt believe i havent lost one of them...and then at 2-1, he made a big mistake with his FH, he put it into the net and everything was bad for him till the end...on the next point, i had a net cord which he was unable to get back, really sorry for that man
I held 2 serve points with ease to reach 5 MP's...i used the first one when he put a forehand wide when i played a deep return!
Very good match, we both could've won but i was more concentrated in the key moments...sorry for the net cords, i hope we will play some other time
GG and GL!