Matteo Arnaldi, bitter debut in Zhuhai: Karatsev wins

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Matteo Arnaldi ko at Zhuhai debut, Karatsev wins

After a positive experience in the Davis Cup, Matteo Arnaldi stopped on his debut in the Zhuhai ATP 250. The Italian, in fact, è was defeated in a comeback with the score of 6-7 7-6 6-2 in three hours and twelve minutes of play.

The first set è featured excellent service percentages from both players. At the tie-break, however, the San Remo native managed better in the important moments of the game winning the first partial by 7 points to 5.

The second set begins along the same lines as the first, with Arnaldi managing to impose himself by immediately going ahead 4-2. Subsequently, however, Arnaldi&#39s service percentages dropped and the Russian took advantage of this to get back into the game and win the second partial at the tie-break.

In the third set Karatsev, with the help of Arnaldi&#39s fatigue, managed to put the set on the downhill slope, winning the match 6-2.

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