Thucysincarne Survives War with Sam9795, Wins Dubai
Written by Cro Morgan
11 Mar'11 - 15:32
In three hard-fought sets, Thucysincarne captured his second ITST crown, surviving a stiff test from Sam9795 in the title match of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, 7-6, 6-7, 7-6.
Sam9795 was arguably the better player throughout much of the match, but it was Thucysincarne who played the bigger points better, prevailing in two of three tiebreaks to snag the ITST 500 hard court title.
With the victory, Thucysincarne improved to 15-5. In defeat, Sam9795’s title count remains stuck at one, his match record still well on the plus side at 12-6.
WHAT THE PLAYERS SAID
Thucysincarne: “It was a very tough match. He played better than I did overall, but I was able to pick my level up in the tiebreaks. There were no breaks in the match, as he was simply dominant from the baseline and I got some free points off my serve.”
Tournament link: Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships