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16:00 – Dodig v Korolev
Rankings are 296 and 50. Head to heads are 1-0 to Korolev.
This should be a simple victory for Korolev but he can be a little fragile. He has a decent serve and backing him on his own service games will work fine.
Dodig has had some respectable results on the Challenger tour and is no mug but his ranking of 296 suggests how consistent he is.
Korolev in straight sets.
Update:Korolev was awful in that one! His serve was poor and he was relying totally on his forehand. Seemed to be lacking in confidence and the local boy took advantage.
Dodig got an early break but Korolev pulled him back. We ended up in a tie break where Dodig edged it .
At the start of the second set Korolev looked like he was going to fall apart and was soon 2-0 down. Neither player instilled confidence and in a nervy finish Dodig served out the match at the second attempt.
Dodig won 7-6, 6-4