Our first day 2 match on court 2 sees Julian Cash face off against Tom Hands. Yesterday Cash defeated Oscar Weightman to grab 2 points from his first match, if he can win here he will be guaranteed top spot in his pool, and a place in the quarter finals!
11:09 CASH BREAKS! 1-0
Julian Cash started slowly on day 1 but not today. He manages to get himself to deuce before a great slice to the front of the court give him the advantage and a break point. He gets a hold of his return and puts Hands under pressure, resulting in a ball in the net. Great start for Cash!
11:54 CASH WINS THE FIRST SET 6-4
Cash has managed this set well, not letting Hands have any chance of getting back in. He almost breaks Hands again at 5-3 but serves out for the first set!
12:22 HANDS BREAKS SERVE 6-4, 1-3
Tom Hands breaks into the match in the second set! He manages to get a couple of points on the Cash serve and converts the chance to take the lead in the second set.
12:30 CASH BREAKS SERVE 6-4, 3-3
We are back level! Cash is back into the second set as he breaks serve and backs it up with a routine service game.
12:50 CASH BREAKS SEVE 6-4, 5-4
A big chance to win now for Cash after Hands puts a backhand into the net on break point. Cash will serve for all 3 points now…
12:54 CASH WINS THE MATCH 6-4, 6-4
Cash tops the group! He takes all three points with a service game won easily. He will be into the quarter-finals with two wins from two. Great performance by the highest rank player in the men’s draw.