Tsitsipas seals comeback win over Fognini at Indian Wells



Stefanos Tsitsipas Indian Wells

Oct 12, 2021; Indian Wells, CA, USA; Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) hits a shot in opposition to Fabio Fognini (ITA) throughout a 3rd spherical match within the BNP Paribas Open on the Indian Wells Tennis Backyard. Obligatory Credit score: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports activities

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 recreation and breezed via the opening set due to his sensible return of serves.

However French Open runner-up Tsitsipas clawed his means again into the competition on the again of a powerful first serve to win the second set and pressure 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.


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