Masters Torino 2022 – Casper Ruud dominates Taylor Fritz to advance to semi-finals

As last year, Casper Ruud qualified for the semi-finals of the Turin Masters. Victorieux de Taylor Fritz have the term of a battle in three rounds and 2h10 de jeu (6-3, 4-6, 7-6), le Scandinave won son deuxième match dans ce groupe vert and s’assure une place dans le dernier carré . Unlucky in the decisive tie-break, the number four in the world merited his victory avec une grosse solidité au service et de la constance dans échanges. For his part, Taylor Fritz will have to impose himself against Félix Auger-Aliassime pour valider sa place au next tour.

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Ce n’était pas l’affiche la plus attendue de ce tournoi, mais l’opposition entre Ruud et Fritz a assuredly offered a divertissent spectacle au public du Pala Alpitour de Turin. Pour leur toute première confrontation sur le circuit professionnel, le Norvégien et l’Américain ont prouvé qu’ils avelement leur place parmi les huit meilleurs tennismen de la planete. Finalist of the US Open, Ruud made his debut at rencontre avec plus d’intensité que son opposant, reporter les trois premiers jeux de la partie.

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Ruud plus mature

After the score, Fritz did not have a chance to counter his opponent’s service (20 points out of 26 reported by Ruud, with an average of 203 km/h in service). In 31 minutes, the outgoing Roland-Garros finalist empoché the premier set (6-3). De quoi definitively eliminate Rafael Nadal… et assurer à Carlos Alcaraz at the place of world number one at the end of the year. During the second round, Fritz showed a good capacity to make the course en tête, conceding no mise en jeu or break balls. On his part, Ruud experienced a slight drop in form and saved two break points at 1-0 in his favour. Less authoritative in the exchange, the finalists of the Miami Masters this season lost their worst moment at 5-4, advantage Fritz, leaving the Californian to return to a round all round (6-4).

Dès lors, la victoire allait revenir au plus opiniâtre. On his turn, Fritz saved two break points to take a 3-2 lead, then the American held a bon jusqu’au decisive game. Leading 5-1 when changing sides, Fritz returned from hell to equalize at 6-6… before giving up on the following two points and conceding his first defeat of the tournament (7-6). D’un hurlement de joie bien visible, Ruud dévoilé son bonheur dans la soirée piémontaise. A rather rare fait for a global tennis player on emotions, but mostly it is révélateur de son soulagement in this part in the show very long time inconnue.

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