Mexican Open: Fritz advances to semi-finals in Acapulco | video

American Taylor Fritznumber five in the world, climbed Thursday to semi-final belonging Mexican Open Tennis Championship eliminating his compatriot Francis Tiafoe in two sets followed by 6-3 and 6-4.

25 year old American took advantage unforced errors what did he do tiafoe and with his powerful serve he won the match.

In an interview with Specialized Network ESPN, Fritz gave the following statements from the courts acapulco.

In those moments that are key, I only think about making my first serve and winning it, my serve was more honest than what is displayed on the scoreboard. I’m happy with the result […] I love Mexico, I always do well here and I really like the Mexican fans.

In the first set Fritz showed his powerful serve and won three games in a row. In the seventh game, when it seemed that tiafoe reacted, recovered 0-30 to win the game with an excellent serve, which gave him more confidence in winning the set.

In that second setTiafoe despaired and began to make too many unforced errors, and in the last game Fritz He made a powerful pitch, which the opponent could not return.

In the semi-finals Fritz meet an american Tommy Pauleliminated his compatriot Mackenzie MacDonald 6-2 and 6-2.

in tantoAustralian Alex De Minaur defeated the Japanese Taro Daniel with a score of 6-2 and 6-2, and in the semi-final will play with the Danish Holger Run,who advanced thanks to review Italian Matteo Berrettini in the second set of their match. ANDThe Dane, world number 10, won the match 6-0 and 1-0.

(According to information from Reuters)

Source: Aristegui Noticias