Fritz Gómez Delray Beach

Fritz makes a solid debut in Delray Beach

Taylor Fritz defeated Emilio Gómez of Ecuador on a fast court (6-4, 6-3) in his duel for the second round of the ATP 250 Series in Delray Beach. The American competes with Adrian Mannarino in the quarterfinals.

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An interesting duel at the end of the day in Delray Beach, between Fritz and Gómez. Taylor Fritz he arrived at the top of the tournament making his debut in this match. The American had erratic results early in the season as he was key for the United States to win the United Cup, but then only crashed out in the second round of the Australian Open and the semifinals of ATP Dallas, where he missed out. great game before Yibing Wu.

by your side, Emilio Gomez He had a great opportunity in front of him to measure himself against one of the best players in the world, and also that if he won, he could get a favorable image to continue his dream of winning an ATP title for the first time. After some difficult seasons on the Challenger circuit, this result would put him straight into the Top 100.

Fritz won his debut at Delray Beach

A very tight start to this match, both players had a good feeling in their service shifts. Although there were some good exchanges from the back court, the server had the most dominance in every point. The big chance for Emilio, or rather for two, would come in the 3-3 game, when the American had to face 15-40. But once you’ve saved those breakpoints, Fritz himself secured the break and won the first set 6-4.

Although Gómez narrowly lost the opening set, he continued to claim and made a break in the first game of the second set. Very clean shots from the Ecuadorian tennis player, who started to suffer from holding his serve. In a pivotal moment that may have already given Emilio confidence, Taylor returned the break to level the story. The pressure now shifted to the slightly more worn-out Gómez, and with it came a second straight break from the Top 10. In the end, Fritz sealed his victory with a decisive 6-3.

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