The Spanish tennis player manages to add his last important victory to his trip to the qualifying round in Rome. Martínez manages to maintain a good rhythm throughout and thus defeats Francesco Maestrelli in two sets (6-0, 6-2) after 1h15 minutes of intense tennis.
Pedro Martínez faced his last qualifying matches at the new ATP Masters 1000 tournament in Rome this May 2023. He did so after ending his stay in the men’s previous phase with flying colorswhere he would have to face an Italian tennis player in the final Francis Maestrelli. The Spaniard came into this match having previously won in the same round Andrea Vavassori. The Italian tennis player, on the other hand, came into this match having done the same against Zhizhen Zhang. Indoors against the head There are no precedents between these two tennis players, so this is the first time they have faced each other in an official competition.
Pedro Martínez sweeps early in the game
The match started strongly for Pedro Martínez. The Spanish player managed to win all games corresponding to the first set, reaching a triple break advantage. The right that Pedro had was on another level, which is one of his strengths in neutralizing Francesco Maestrelli. During this first sleeve, he had to fend off as many as three breaking ball attempts from his rival. Finally and after taking advantage of his only set pointPedro Martínez would finish first in his global box.
The Spanish racket confirms its final victory
At the start of the second period, Pedro Martínez would again be the one to start commanding the initial score. Currently, Francesco Maestrelli is in charge, in which case a short winning exchange of hits takes place. The turning point would come from the Iberian side because Martínez controlled his mistakes in the key moments of the match. For the same reason, the Spanish side would even have a series of three consecutive games. Finally, and needing one match point, Pedro Martínez culminated in a perfect match where he knew how to manage the pressure at all times. This confirmed his entry to the men’s final table from the Italian tournament.