40-Another excellent response from the wrongdoer on the attackable second of the Aussie. Break the second ball.
40-40 Purcell service rushes to the rescue! Ace in the middle!
30-40 answer on the wrong line! What an aggression! A new break opportunity for Italy.
30-30 Sener humbly defends himself from a distance and in the end the Australian puts a forehand into the lane.
30-15 Another risk with the second risk and another double fault arrives at Purcell.
30-0 when he puts the first one a hard-to-contain Sydney native.
0-15 Keep pressing Purcell.
2-1. Sinner’s second ace who is in an eight-point streak in the hitting rounds.
40-0 Another arched corner was found with the service.
30-0 Sinner’s first winner who hasn’t had to serve a second yet.
15-0 excellent point builder for Sinner who attacks twice later in the serve and closes with a shot.
1-1. First thing else gives the point straight to Purcell! Sinner doesn’t realize two break points and the Australian player is saved.
A-40 first winner to come out was a boy from Sydney.
40-40 Australian player aligns with another ace!
40-Purcell contrast highlights back and ends. Sinner’s second break point.
40-40 serve and another shot but this time the offender does not miss the passerby after the aggressive response.
Another A-40 Ace for Purcell.
40-40 SINNER’S ERRORACCIO! The second goal follows Purcell’s complex Demi-Wall ball play: Sinner blasts a forehand wide open into the net.
30-40 the first does not enter and Purcell must defend himself from afar: the opposite goes away. Breaking the ball in favor of the wrongdoer.
30-30 winning service for the Australian player from the left!
15-30 risks on the second Purcell and faces the first double foul.
15-15 The Australian is slow to move to the left to play the forehand.
15-0 starts with an ace in the middle with a pinch on Purcell’s line.
1-0. Purcell still lost control of the forehand and Sener did not shiver on the first serve.
40-15 Sinner’s first Ace finds a decidedly steep lane.
30-15 external service, directly along the line in the open field and smashing solver in the network.
15-15 presses the sinner with a forehand and eventually Purcell gets out of his way.
0-15 Purcell aggressive! Deep answer and backhand winning streak!
Begins!! JANNIK SINNER ON DUTY!
8.16 Finish heating: everything is ready!
8.14 Last year, Purcell reached the semi-finals at Eastbourne, on grass, against the Italians: first he beat Andreas Seppi in three sets, then lost by three sets to Lorenzo Sonego.
8.12 The Frenchman Aurelie Torte, one of the most famous seat umpires in the ring, manages the match officials. Last year, he officiated the Roland Garros final between Djokovic and Tsitsipas.
8.10 The 2022 Italian Tennis Championships starts here: The Azzurri seem excited to represent our country in this first appointment of the season.
8.08 Italian ants in Sydney! Wear our outfits to sing SQUARCIAGOLA!
8.07 begins with the Australian anthem.
8.06 The two teams enter the field in the roar of the audience! The Ken Rosewall Arena was filled with the hosts’ first appearance.
8.05 Access to the ATP Cup is not by invitation, but by registration like regular ATP tournaments.
8.03 Australia changed its formation compared to Davis: De Minaur remains in pole position, but in the big team competition, the Australians have lined up Boberin or Millman.
8.01 It takes a long time to pass from one match to the next: in fact, spectators from Russia and France must go out and those who will enjoy the evening session must enter.
7.59 Unlike the Davis Cup finals, Riccardo Piatti’s apprentice will be second: Matteo Berrettini recovered from his dramatic injury at the ATP Finals and resumed the role of captain of the Italian forces.
7.57 Sener showed a great deal of character progression in dragging his country into last November. South Tyrol appeared with Davis’ blue jersey by winning all three games: Isner, Galan and Cilic all lined up.
7.55 We start with the number two challenge, then move on to the number one and the last two: a format similar to the Davis Cup. The only differences are represented in the group stage where there are four teams instead of three per group and in doubles the rules of the ATP tournaments are used: a break point on 40-40 and a super hit instead of the regular third set.
7.53 The captain of Italy is not Filippo Volandri: In the ATP Cup, the captain corresponds to the number one coach of his national team. Thus, as last year, Vincenzo Santopader, coach of Matteo Berrettini, will succeed the Azzurri national team.
7.51 This is definitely an easier task for the second number in blue. James Duckworth had already beaten Sinner in Toronto last year and put him in serious trouble in Sofia.
7.49 Sinner has already faced Purcell on two occasions, both at slam level: in 2020, Sesto Busteria won three sets at the Australian Open, while last year he ceded only one part at the US Open, winning it in four sets. .
7.47 Yannick Sener’s opponent will not be James Duckworth, but South Tyrol will face Max Purcell, No. 176 in the ATP rankings.
7.45 Welcome back to the Friends of OA Sport. Russia beat France 2-1: Medvedev and Savulin twice beat French duo Martin and Roger Vaslin, 6-4. Therefore, the Russians lead Group B, which is waiting for Italy and Australia.
7.26 At this point, it is already certain that Sinner-Purcell will not even start at 8.00. The optimistic estimate is 8.30, but it could go further than that.
7.25 France advanced 3-2 in the second set, but without a break.
7.05 Russia won the first set 6-4.
6.55 Russia in doubles with Medvedev / Svyolin and France with Martin / Vaslin. He scored 4-4 in the first set. At the end of this doubling it will be up to the sinner against Purcell.
6.53 There are two precedents between Sinner and Purcell (last number 176 in the ATP ranking), both in favor of the Italian: 7-6, 6-2, 6-4 in the first round of the 2020 Australian Open and 6-4, 6-2, 4- 6, 6-2 in the first round of the 2021 US Open.
6.24 See you soon, we will update you about the start of the Italy-Australia meeting.
6.22 It is also possible that the match began with a slight delay: Russia and France did not start after the decisive double with a score of 1-1. Roman Svilolin reclaimed Arthur Rinderknech and Ugo Humbert who achieved the feat by defeating world number two Daniil Medvedev, losing 7-6, 3-0.
6.20 Good morning sports friends. Jannik Sinner’s opponent has changed: Blue will not start the season against James Duckworth, but will oppose Max Purcell. South Tyrolean’s commitment to debuting in competition has been loosened in theory.
Hello OA Sport friends and welcome Live broadcast by Sinner-Duckworth, the first match of the match between Italy and Australia, on the first day of Group B of the 2022 ATP Cup which takes place in Sydney (Australia).
Yannick Sener From national team to national team: South Tyrol after being dragged into the Davis Cup finals with victories over Isner, Jalan E. Selic, wants to confirm its growth in terms of leadership and charisma in the representation of Italian colors. The trials at the ATP Finals and in general in 2021 herald another leap in quality by Riccardo Piatti’s pupil this season.
there is in front of him James Duckworth, a player who grew exponentially in 2021 when he reached his first ATP Final in Nur-Sultan and climbed the rankings, earning a place among the world’s 50 best players. Brilliant victims like Roberto Bautista Agut, Taylor Fritz and Sener himself Bowed to the Australian last season.
There are actually three precedents between the two: Sinner won at home in Cologne and Sofia (the latter with some difficulties), but lost in Toronto, which shows the Australian can get him into trouble.
Brought to you by OA Sport Live broadcast by Sinner-Duckworth, the first match of the match between Italy and Australia, on day one of Group B at the 2022 ATP Cup in Sydney. This group also includes France and Russia. At 7.30 we begin, we will communicate with a little progress to present the event in the best possible way. Enjoy and come to Italy!
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