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Jasika d Smith 6-7 6-3 12-10.

Jasika had 3 MPs in a row on Smith's serve at 5-4* but couldn't do it.

Then Smith broke twice and served for the match twice, but didn't even set up a MP.
 

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Have to say that this was a low-quality match. All Smith did was push, which was a poor strategy that he didn't change. Jasika got really tight on a few occasions even though he was by far the better player. Smith just pushed and waited for UEs when he was serving for the match, which is a) not his strength and b) doesn't work when you yourself start making UEs.

Not a fan of this Jasika at all. Way too big a chip on his shoulder.
 

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My favourite shot of the match was probably when JP was serving for the match at deuce, standing at the net with a free court to hit into and he somehow went miles wide and gave up a BP instead.

He was a break up 3 times in that final set, twice serving for the match, yet not once did he look like he was actually gonna win. Incredible. Not a big fan of Jasika, I don't think he played well at all, but he thoroughly deserved the win and I'm glad he got it in the end.
 

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wow jasika :bowdown: fucking amazing, please qualify!!!
 

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:sad: Smitty...
 

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Jasika doesn't have the skill of the Kokkinakis or Kyrgios but he has a lot of fighting qualities in him which could see him hit top 100 one day.
 

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