6-2, 2-3 by Jannik- Corriere.it

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At Foro Italico Yannick and Fabio face off in the second round of Internazionali: a duel of generations (Fognini is 34, Sinner 20) and their first ever meeting

8:07 PM – 3-2 Break Sinner

Fognini fouls a backhand that leads Sinner to a break point and drops the racket, then commits a double fault and destroys the racket. Fabio’s first blast in the match.

8:01 PM – 3-1 Funini Break

Sinner and Fognini’s foul backhand climbs 0-30 into Yannick’s serve. Then a lightning straight line from Fabio leads to 0-40. Then another super straight, pass diagonally and breaks at 0. Fognini leads 3-1 and serves.

7:57 PM – 2-1 Fognini

Fognini rises. Descent to the net and a quick slap after a beautiful progress in a row Fabio to 40-15, then a short ball missed by Sener and Fognini maintains the serve for the third time in a row.

7:53 PM – 1-1

Sinner keeps the service still powered by Fognini for free. Fabio returned to the bar to stay ahead in the second set.

19:51 – 1-0 Fognini in Group B

Bravo Fabio in the first half of the second set. It varies with the slide, and locks in with the front hand accelerating diagonally.

7:40 PM – 6-2 wrong

Sinner closes out the first set 6-2 at 35 minutes. Several mistakes made by Fognini, who had just finished the partial left the field and entered the locker room. Fabio 7 winners and 15 fouls, Yannick’s 7 winners and only 8 winners.

7:36 PM – 5-2 wrong

Leave Fognini’s arm for a bit. First, a nice backhand down the line, then two very fast forehands. Fabio eliminates a set point and maintains serve, interrupting Sinner’s 5-game streak.

19:30 – 5-1 wrong

With a nice short backball, off serve, Jannik keeps serve at 30 and goes 5-1.

7:26 PM – 4-1 wrong

The second half is for Sener, who takes advantage of Fognini’s mistakes and goes to 4-1. Fabio complains of his corner and pays a shot in the stands. It doesn’t look like he’s on his best day yet.

7:21 PM – 3-1 wrong

Sinner emphasizes the fracture, partially 12 points to 2. Fognini, who called a physical therapist to undo the bandage on his left ankle, seemed to be in great difficulty. slow and foul.

7:18 PM – 1-2 is wrong

Fognini’s four free kicks (three by a forehand), all pretty bad. Three consecutive break points for Sinner, who takes the second and goes to 2-1 and serves.

7:14 PM – 1-1

Two forehand errors by Fognini at 0-30 allow Sinner to get up on his first serve, then he keeps it at 30 with a good first. 1-1

7:08 PM – 1-0 Fognini

A couple of Sinner errors in this early match, always with a backhand. Solid Fabio on duty, holding the first round at zero

7:03 PM – Here’s Fabio and Janek

Fognini and Sinner are just getting started on the field. The center is filling up quickly. Yannick won a tie and chose to respond. Therefore, Fognini will begin to serve.

6:50 PM – What a match we should be expecting

Fourteen years of difference – and a very different way of interpreting tennis – will also define what the match will look like. Fognini would probably rely on looking for short exchanges and accelerating in the first shots, so as not to be swallowed up by the opponent’s force. Sener’s strategy, which he is experimenting with, is less predictable New solutions such as hostel for the network: The boom in his game continued, which began with a change of coach (from Piatti to Vagnozzi) but, in words, Jannik wasn’t unbalanced about Fognini’s strengths. I’ll tell you tomorrow. tonight.

17:29 – First time ever

Sinner and Fognini did not face each other in official matches. The first approach was taken last year, when Sinner joined the Davis Cup team, and Fognini (with Bolelli) helped him integrate. In tonight’s game, on the one hand, there will be the freshness of Sinner, who proved in Tuesday’s match against Pedro Martinez that he put the ugly defeat in Madrid to Auger Aliassime behind him; On the other hand, the pride of Fognini, who is physically healthy and wants to prove that he is no less than the new generation.

16:06 – 19 o’clock on the sky

The match was scheduled to be the opening session of the evening session. Starting at 7 pm in the Central Courttwo hours before the Italian Cup final between Juventus and Inter, which will take place a few more meters away, and which Inter Fognini will have an interested spectator: it will be possible to follow it live. Channel 20 and on Sky Sports Arena, As well as on the broadcast platforms of Mediaset and Sky. Here is the widget where it can be seen on TV

3:58 pm – Sinner-Fognini in Rome

Two Italians remain at Foro Italico, Jannik Sinner and Fabio Fognini, and tonight 11 May will play against each other in the second round of the Rome International. A duel between the generations, given that they have been separated for 14 years, with Fognini who will turn 35 on May 24 and Sinner who will go for 21.

May 11, 2022 (change 11 May 2022 | 20:11)

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