PALERMO. Camila Giorgi surprises Peterson in the 1st round. HIGHLIGHTS – Tennis Tonic

Camila Giorgi upsets Rebecca Peterson 7-5 6-4 in the 1st round in Palermo on Tuesday.

Camila won the set after recovering from 1 break down. In fact, after dropping her serve in the 4th (1-3) game, Giorgi broke back in the 5th (2-3) and in the 11th (6-5) game to win the set 7-5.

The Italian was flawless in converting all her break points in the 5th (1-3 30-40) and the 11th game (5-5 15-40). On the other side, Peterson converted 33% of her break points (1/3). She had her opportunities in the 4th (2-1 15-40) and the 8th game (4-3 30-40 and 40-A).

They played 77 points. The set was a huge battle since finally Giorgi won just 3 more points than Peterson (40-37). Camila lost 16 points on serve (25-16). In addition, on the other side, Rebecca conceded 15 points on serve (21-15).

Giorgi overpowered the opposition at the beginning of the set after breaking Peterson in the 1st game (1-0) before consolidating her break and lead 4-0. However, the set was not over yet and there was more work to do for the Italian to win the set because Rebecca found the way to break back in the 8th (3-5) game.

It is worth noting that a pivotal stage of the set was when the Italian won 4 consecutive games in the 2nd set to convert the game count from 0-0 to 4-0.

The Italian was on the money in converting all her break points in the 1st (0-0 30-40) and the 3rd game (2-0 0-40). On the other side, Peterson was clinical in converting the only break point that she conquered in the 8th game (2-5 30-40).

They contested 57 points. Giorgi won 7 more points than Rebecca (32-25). Camila surrendered 10 points on serve (18-10). In addition, on the other side, the Swede conceded 14 points on serve (15-14).

At the end of the match, Camila scored 72 points vs. Petersons 62.

Camila was stunning in converting all the break points (4/4). In addition, on the other side, Rebecca was pretty effective at converting 50% of the break points that she procured points (2/4). Notwithstanding, that was not enough to win the contest.

After this encounter, the head to head between Giorgi and Peterson is 2-1 for Camila.

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