It’s time for the men’s final of week 5! Julian Cash lines up against Charles Broom for the title! Julian Cash is the highest ranked player in the men’s draw but Charles Broom has not dropped a set yet this week!
16:55 Broom holds serve 6-6
It’s been neck and neck in this first set, both players serving really well. No breaks of serve until 5-6 where Cash is able to force a set point against serve with a delicious passing shot. He can’t convert the chance and we are into a tiebreak!
17:05 Broom wins the first set 6(4)-7
Charles Broom has won the tiebreak! He gets a mini-break up to 6-3 and with two set points on his serve he should wrap this up! He doesn’t take the first chance but a net chord on the second means that he takes the set! A great start for the UKPL debutant. It’s tough on Cash who played well but couldn’t take any of his three break points.
17:19 Cash breaks in the second set 6(4)-7, 2-1
Cash breaks to love! Breakthrough for Julian Cash. After an hour of this match we have the first break of serve.
18:00 Cash takes the second set 6(4)-7, 6-4
He does not let it slip! The early break was enough for cash to take this final to three sets! Tiebreak coming up.
In the third set, Broom gets a mini-break to give himself a small lead. Cash is becoming more frustrated as this match goes on. A massive ace at 1-4 gives Cash a foothold and he is slowly coming back into it. The tiebreak goes deep! Match points saved on both sides before Broom finishes the game off! What a debut from Charles Broom.