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Tsitsipas seals comeback win over Fognini at Indian Wells


Oct 13 (Reuters) – World quantity three Stefanos Tsitsipas recovered from a shaky begin to defeat Italy’s Fabio Fognini 2-6 6-3 6-4 on Tuesday and attain the last-16 at Indian Wells for the primary time.

Fognini bought off to a powerful begin by breaking Tsitsipas within the first sport and breezed via the opening set due to his sensible return of serves.

But French Open runner-up Tsitsipas clawed his manner again into the competition on the again of a powerful first serve to win the second set and power a decider.

The Greek second seed then accomplished the comeback victory to seal his place within the subsequent spherical in opposition to Alex De Minaur, who defeated Cristian Garin of their third-round match.

Reporting by Manasi Pathak in Bengaluru; Editing by Peter Rutherford

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