RG 1R q: Horna def. Riba 7-6(6) 2-6 10-8 - MensTennisForums.com
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RG 1R q: Horna def. Riba 7-6(6) 2-6 10-8

For me unknown Riba served 19 aces and won 10 points more than Horna in 3 hours and 5 minutes. Horna's first match for almost two months. The Peruvian hasn't played in the main level since US Open 2008 where he lost to Kohlschreiber in straight easy sets.

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Re: RG 1R q: Horna def. Riba 7-6(6) 2-6 10-8

Horna had more break points, but shit conversion. Riba is pretty much all serve and Horna is a shit returner.

Up and down match. In the first set Lucho had a break then lost serve twice. Riba served for the first set at *6-5, also in the TB he had set point at *6-5.

The 3rd set was too funny for words, every time Lucho broke serve, he lost his serve straight away. Served for the match at *5-4, but lost serve again. He was able to get the break at *9-8, then served it out to 15.

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I definitely would have preferred Gaba winning as he needs the points much more, but Jan would have beaten him anyway. I expect Hajek to destroy Machado, like 6-1 6-2.
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