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 robust begin by breaking Tsitsipas all through the primary sport and breezed by the use of the opening set on account of his sensible return of serves.

But French Open runner-up Tsitsipas clawed his methodology as soon as extra into the opponents on the as soon as extra of a robust first serve to win the second set and power a decider.

The Greek second seed then achieved the comeback victory to seal his place all through the following 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

Oct 12, 2021; Indian Wells, CA, USA; Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) hits a shot against Fabio Fognini (ITA) during a third round match in the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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