The American tennis player achieves his second important career victory in Geneva. Fritz manages to maintain an impeccable pace throughout, ending up beating Ilja Ivashka in straight sets (6-1, 6-2) after 52 minutes of fast tennis.
Taylor Fritz faced another match corresponding to the new ATP tournament in the city of Geneva this May 2023. He did so after advancing in the men’s final tablewhere he would have to face a Belarusian tennis player in the quarterfinals Ilya Ivashka. The American player came into this clash after winning his debut Marcos Giron. The Belarusian tennis player, on the other hand, came into this match having done the same against Guido Pella and Adrian Mannarino. Indoors against the head there are no precedents between the two tennis playersso it will be the first time they face each other in official competition.
Taylor Fritz wins in the first set
The match started strongly for Taylor Fritz. The American player managed to win the first three sets of the match with a break. Ilya Ivashka would answer immediately, even if it was of no use. With a flawless right hand, Taylor dictated his cap, which chained three more straight games at the break.. It was 6-1 in his favour, which is why the world number nine took advantage of his only set point to win the game.
The American racket signs a perfect match
At the beginning of the second period Taylor Fritz would once again be the one to start commanding the initial output. The American player managed to win the first four games of the match with a double break. Ivashka, who didn’t seem to be there at any point, appeared magnificently again. Fritz, who would always go forward in the light, would again take advantage of these doubts. For the same reason, he would not hesitate to make a decision with a clean game, 6-2 and a match point, which is a very comfortable sleeve for him. This confirmed his entry to the next round from the Geneva tournament.