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Tsitsipas – Puig 2-0: Perfect display and excellent performance in Indian Wells for Stefanos (video)

Tsitsipas – Puig 2-0: Perfect display and excellent performance in Indian Wells for Stefanos (video)

Stefanos Tsitsipas made his perfect debut in Indian Wells, defeating Lucas Pouille 6-3, 6-2.

Stefanos Tsitsipas had one of his best performances of 2024, in the first showing of Indian Wells.

He was eliminated by world No. 11 Lucas Boy With a score of 2-0 (6-3, 6-2 in an hour and 9 minutes) and in the third round he will play with Tiafoe and Lazovic.

Stefanos served excellently, greatly reduced his errors and achieved a very easy win, but most importantly, with a performance that makes us optimistic. This was his fourth win in as many matches against the Frenchman.

He played an excellent first set with only 5 unforced errors compared to his opponent's 16 and with 2 break points he sealed his victory. He was cleaning up his serve games quickly which made it easier for him to achieve victory, which came with just 13 winners, 20 winners, 8 aces, and 92% first serve points won (22/24)!

the match

In a bizarre first match that lasted 8 minutes, S Puig He led 40-0, but Stefanos came back and found three break points! But in all these meetings, he had a losing comeback and the Frenchman made it 1-0. the Tsitsipas He held serve and soon after found two more unforced errors Puig.

The Frenchman's poor selection of a lob shot gave Stefanos enough time to climb into the net and achieve the first break of the match, with a score of 2-1.

With a brilliant forehand down the country side, he made it 3-1 Puig To narrow it down, but immediately afterward and in record time, Tsitsipas scored three aces (!) to write 4-2.
Nothing changed with him after that Puig To reduce 4-3, with Titsipah To send him to work to stay in the group thanks to the game of love.

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At 15-30, the Frenchman made a poor choice with a volley and gave him a set point TitsipahWho finished the set with a score of 6-3 with a direct backhand.

The second set began with both opponents playing a game of love serves, with Stefanos taking the lead thanks to his powerful volley.

They both held serve with Titsipah In the sixth game of the second set, he took advantage of his opponent's easy errors and reached the score 4-2.

He served without problems for 5-2 and with another break from the Frenchman's errors, he reached qualifying.