Georgia’s top seed Nikoloz Basilashvili defeated Viktor Troicki of Serbia 6:3, 2:6, 6:2 in 1/16 final of Chengdu Open (China, 1.1 million USD). The meeting lasted for 1 hour and 42 minutes.
Nikoloz won the first set. He was winning the second set 2:0, but the Serbian managed to win 6 games in a row. Despite the psychological advantage of the Serbian, Basilashvili managed to win the decisive round.
Basilashvili made 5 breaks of 15 and Troicki 4 of 9.
In 1/8 final Nika will face Taylor Fritz. The match will take place on September 27, 08:00.