Doha R1: GGL def. Kukushkin 6-1 7-6(1)
It wasn't a good match, actually. GGL played really well in the first set and Kukushkin was making a lot of ues. GGL took the early break in the second set, too. Kukushkin broke back though. GGL gets broken when he was serving for the match at *5-4 (also missed MP on serve). Then, he saved set point on himself serve at *5-6. Tiebreak was very easy for Spaniard.
I think, Kukushkin was playing much better end of the last year. I didn't like his game today. GGL was as always. The next one Zverev or Marchenko for GGL.
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