Maxime Cressy and Jannik Sinner will play for the title in ATP 500 Montpellier final tomorrow. The American made a big upset on tournament's top seed - Holger Rune, winning in three sets 7-5 6-7(3) 7-6(4).
The match between Cressy and Rune was a big display of service performance from the American, who has not faced any single breakpoint from the world's top 10 player throughout all the three sets. Cressy produced two on his own, converting one in the opening set, which gave him a 7-5 lead after it. The match brought no breaks since then, as the players shared two following sets in tiebreaks. At the end it was Cressy who made his career's best win and advancing to the final.
Jannik Sinner stopped the fairytale run of 18 years-old French wild card receiver Arthur Flis and advanced to the final after 7-5 6-2 win. Flis had two set points in 10th game of opening set during Sinner's serve but did not convert any of it, losing the set in general. Second set was a confident play from Italian who will be the favorite of tomorrow's final.
Yibing Wu made a sensational upset on Taylor Fritz in the semifinal of ATP 250 tournament in Dallas. The Chinese was a tough opponent for best ranked US player from the start, having a chances to clinch the opening set, but not converting any of two set points on Fritz's serve in 10th game. Fritz controlled the tiebreak, but it has not discouraged Wu, who was a better player since then and won two sets in a row gaining one break in each of them. It's the best career's success of Wu who will play his first ATP final.
John Isner will be Wu's opponent on Sunday, as he defeated the fellowcountry J J Wolf in three sets. Isner lost the first own service game in whole the tournament in first set which resulted with Wolf taking the lead 6-3. Isner found his game back since then, winning second set 7-5 and sealing the advance to the final in his style - winning the tiebreak of 3rd set 7-4.