What a match we have in store on court 1. Alexis Canter started strongly yesterday winning his first game of the week. Lui Maxted is looking to build on promising form he has shown in previous weeks.
15:50 ALEXIS CANTER WINS THE FIRST SET 6-4
The two players had not dropped a service game until 5-4, with Maxted on serve. Canter gets 2 goes at set point but Maxted defends the first with a solid volley. Canter gets the set on his second attempt however, with Maxted hitting long.
16:00 LUI MAXTED BREAKS SERVE 6-4, 0-1
Lui Maxted has played well this match, and converts his good play into a break of serve in the second set.
16:05 CANTER BREAKS BACK 6-4, 1-1
Maxted’s lead did not last long! Canter breaks back instantly to square the second set up!
16:22 LUI MAXTED BREAKS SERVE 6-4, 3-4
Maxted plays a really difficult half-volley close to the net, brilliantly picked up and it gives him 3 break points! Canter is able to defend the first one. Canter has the chance to finish off the second, but a poor volley allows Maxted to lob him!
16:45 LUI MAXTED TAKES THE SECOND SET 6-4, 4-6
Maxted finishes off the second set in style with a crisp volley at the net. We are into a third-set tiebreak!!
16:55 LUI MAXTED WINS THE MATCH 6-4, 4-6, 2-10
Maxted completes the comeback, it was comfortable in the tiebreak but Maxted played really well to seal the victory. Some brilliant volleying throughout as he grabs his first victory of week 5.