12.44 Our written LIVE LIVE ends here. Thank you all for joining us and enjoy the rest of the day!
12.43 At the end of the match Fabio won five breaks against the two taken home by Bedene. The blue closes the game with 66% of the points won with the first (against 53% of his opponent) and 57% with the second (against 36% of the number 164 in the world).
12.41 In the quarters there will be the winner of the challenge between the Russian Aslan Karatsev and the German Oscar Otte.
12.39 Excellent proof of the blue who after a slow start has significantly raised the level of his tennis and commanded the match until the end.
6-3 GAME, SET AND MATCH! FABIO FOGNINI DEFEATS BEDENE FOR 6-2 6-3 AND FLIES TO THE QUARTER FINAL AT THE ATP 250 IN BELGRADE!
40-30 Ugly straight from Fognini. The first match point goes away.
40-15 Along the Bedene straight. 2 match points for Fabio!
30-15 The answer of the number 164 to the world is online.
15-15 Nice acceleration of Bedene’s straight.
15-0 The Slovenian is wrong with the forehand.
5-3 Fognini defends himself well and then closes the point with a truly spectacular forehand. BREAK THEREFORE FOR THE BLUE THAT WILL NOW BE USED FOR THE MATCH!
30-40 Good before Bedene.
15-40 The Slovenian’s backhand ends up on the net. 2 break points for Fognini!
15-30 The Slovenian climbs the net and takes home an important point.
0-30 Bedene’s reverse on the net.
0-15 An irregular rebound sends Bedene out of time and misses the ball with the forehand.
4-3 Fabio’s forehand ends on the net. The Slovenian immediately recovers the break and does so leaving the blue at 0.
0-40 Long line response from the Slovenian. 3 balls of the counterbreak!
0-30 The reverse of the blue is very long. Good defense of Bedene in this case.
0-15 Fognini sticks his backhand after a deep shot by the Slovenian.
4-2 Double foul by Bedene. Fognini takes home the break!
15-40 Bedene cues the smash. 2 break points for the blue!
15-30 The Slovenian misses a touch at the net.
15-15 Beautiful short ball by Bedene.
0-15 Along the reverse of the Slovenian. Many mistakes today for the number 164 in the world.
3-2 Bedene’s straight answer is long. Well so for Fabio that he keeps the service once again.
40-0 Good before the blue.
30-0 Along the Slovenian’s backhand.
15-0 Bedene’s backhand is slightly off.
2-2 Central serve and winning straight of number 164 in the world. Parity.
40-15 Service and straight of the Slovenian.
30-15 Bedene’s shot comes out.
30-0 Now the Slovenian is much more aggressive.
15-0 Bedene accelerates several times with the forehand and then closes the point at the net.
2-1 The Slovenian’s backhand response ends up on the net. Our standard bearer is saved!
AD-40 Excellent before blue.
40-40 Fognini accelerates with the forehand and also cancels the second break ball.
30-40 Bedene’s answer is very short.
15-40 Another winning short ball from Bedene. The Slovenian has changed his style of play and now has two chances to take the break.
15-30 Fognini calls Bedene on the net and then closes the point with an easy straight.
0-30 The reverse of the blue comes out. Now pay attention.
0-15 Along Fabio’s straight.
1-1 Winning backhand of the Slovenian.
40-30 Beautiful short ball by Bedene. Fognini gets there but fails to keep his backhand on the pitch.
30-30 Winning stop-volley by the Slovenian.
15-30 Double foul by Bedene.
15-15 The Slovenian draws immediately.
0-15 Bedene calls Fognini on the net with the short ball. The blue is attentive and closes the point with a backhand volley.
1-0 Bedene’s response was very long. The blue holds the service.
AD-40 Large straight along the line in advance of the blue.
40-40 Bedene pushes with the answer and Fognini sends his forehand into the net.
AD-40 The straight answer of the number 164 in the world is far from anything.
40-40 Bedene straight off at the end of a long and tiring exchange.
30-40 Delicious Slovenian short ball. Break ball immediately!
30-30 Great acceleration with Bedene’s forehand.
30-15 Cue with the blue straight.
30-0 Nice acceleration from Fognini’s forehand which forces the opponent to make a mistake.
15-0 Fabio is the first 15 of the second set.
START SECOND SET!
11.55 After a difficult start, the blue has significantly raised his level and took home six games in a row. Go on like this!
6-2 It ends along the straight of Bedene and Fognini wins the first set!
30-40 The blue gets the answer wrong.
15-40 Along the reverse of Bedene. 2 set points for Fabio!
15-30 Fognini finds the intersection of the lines with a spectacular reverse.
15-15 Service and straight of the Slovenian.
0-15 Bedene fails the short ball.
5-2 Bedene gets his straight answer wrong and Fognini goes to 5-2.
40-30 Bad mistake of the blue with the backhand.
40-15 Fabio’s winning straight. There is no match at the moment!
30-15 The Slovenian’s forehand goes wide after a great defense by Fognini.
15-15 Along the Bedene coup.
0-15 Wide the forehead of the blue.
4-2 The first is enough! Fognini finds a great response on the line and steals the opponent’s serve. So good!
0-40 Bedene’s backhand ends on the net! 3 balls of 4-2!
0-30 The blue commands the point and ends with a beautiful backhand down the line.
0-15 Fognini is playing very deep. Bedene suffers this game and grants the first 15 of this game.
3-2 Excellent before the blue. We are 30 minutes away from the game.
40-15 Off the straight of Fognini.
40-0 Bedene’s forehand on the net.
30-0 The Slovenian is still long with the backhand.
15-0 Along the reverse of Bedene.
2-2 Fognini makes it thanks to the Slovenian’s backhand error. Break recovered.
40-AD Bedene straight off. Another break point for Fognini, the seventh of this game.
40-40 Nothing to do! The backhand response ends up on the net.
40-AD Bedene’s forehand hits the tape and comes out. Sixth break ball.
40-40 Beautiful exchange: first Bedene, then Fognini and then the Slovenian go to the net. Eventually number 164 in the world closes the point with a forehand slap.
40-AD Bedene’s straight ahead is online. Fifth break ball.
40-40 Just along the reverse of the Ligurian. The Italian gets furious and throws the racket on the ground.
40-AD Along the Bedene straight. Fourth break point for the blue.
40-40 Fognini’s backhand ends up on the net. Another break ball canceled.
40-AD Reverse and straight to the right corner of Bedene. On the second blow, the Slovenian cannot get there. We try again with the break ball!
40-40 Fognini’s straight ends on the net.
40-AD The Bedene straight is very wide. Another chance to draw!
40-40 Bedene hits the line with straight acceleration and Fognini goes along with his shot.
40-AD The blue arrives on the opponent’s short ball and finds the winner with the backhand. Break ball!
40-40 Double foul by the Slovenian.
40-30 Ace of Bedene.
30-30 Fearsome reverse side of the line by Fognini.
30-15 Bedene’s winning short ball after a really hard exchange.
15-15 The Slovenian sticks with the forehand.
15-0 Bedene climbs to the net and leads Fognini to error.
1-2 Beautiful backhand of blue.
40-0 Ace from Fognini.
30-0 Amazing straight line of the blue.
15-0 Fognini wins the first 15 of the third game.
0-2 Very ugly straight of the blue. Very difficult start for our standard bearer.
40-30 Still excellent before Bedene, this time Fognini gets there but is unlucky in the next shot: the ball touches the tape and goes out. The Slovenian has the chance of 2-0.
30-30 Good first for the Slovenian.
15-30 Bedene fails the short ball.
15-15 Nice backhand of the Ligurian.
15-0 Fognini’s straight acceleration ends on the ribbon.
0-1 Great response along the line from Bedene. The Slovenian immediately steals the serve from the blue.
40-AD Wide reverse of Fognini. Another break point for the Slovenian.
40-40 Straight on the counterattack of the blue: Bedene reaches us in extension but his shot ends up in the net.
30-40 Nice backhand acceleration of the Slovenian. Break ball immediately!
30-30 Angled straight from Fognini that forces Bedene to go along with the backhand.
15-30 Bedene gets the answer wrong.
0-30 Long reverse of blue.
0-15 Immediately lucky ribbon for Bedene. The ball goes out just beyond the net.
11.11 It begins! Fognini serves first.
11.10 The warm-up is over.
11.08 Fognini starts with the underdogs, but obviously possible surprises cannot be ruled out: the quarter-finals are up for grabs against the winner of the challenge between the Russian Aslan Karatsev and the German Oscar Otte.
11.05 The warm-up phase begins.
11.03 The players enter the field!
11.00 On the other side of the field there will be Aljaz Bedene, who will play his fourth game in this 2022. The Slovenian overtook the Kazakh Mikhail Kukushkin in the first round for 6-7 6-4 6-3 and today he will go hunting for a another success.
10.55 More generally, Fognini has instead returned from last week’s round of 32 at the Masters 1000 in Monte Carlo, where he was overtaken in two sets by Stefanos Tsitsipas. Following the defeat against the Greek on clay in the Principality of Monaco, the Italian has lost a lot of ground in the ATP rankings and is now in 62nd position.
10.50 The Ligurian arrives at this match after the comeback success in the first round in the all-blue derby against Marco Cecchinato.
10.45 Our standard bearer has won eight previous out of nine total matches against the Slovenian, but he lost precisely the last match between the two by 6-1 6-4 in the second round at the ATP in Cordoba in 2019.
10.40 Hello everyone and welcome to LIVE LIVE written on the match between Fabio Fognini and Aljaz Bedene, valid appointment for the round of 16 of the ATP 250 in Belgrade.
Hello everyone and welcome to LIVE LIVE written about the match between Fabio Fognini and Aljaz Bedene, appointment valid for the round of 16 of the ATP 250 in Belgrade. Our standard bearer has won eight previous games out of nine total matches against the Slovenian, but lost the very last match between the two by 6-1 6-4 in the second round at the ATP in Cordoba in 2019.
The Ligurian get to this game later the comeback success in the first round in the all-blue derby against Marco Cecchinato. More generally, Fognini has instead returned from last week’s round of 32 at the Masters 1000 in Montecarlo, where he was overtaken in two sets by Stefanos Tsitsipas. Following the defeat against the Greek on clay in the Principality of Monaco, the Italian has lost a lot of ground in the ATP standings and is now in 62nd position.
On the other side of the field there will be Aljaz Bedenewho will play his fourth game in 2022. The Slovenian overtook Kazakh Mikhail Kukushkin in the first round for 6-7 6-4 6-3 and today he will go on the hunt for another hit. Starting with the favors of the predictions will be Fognini, but obviously possible surprises are not to be excluded: up for grabs are the quarter-finals against the winner of the match between the Russian Aslan Karatsev and the German Oscar Otte.
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