Diego Schwartzman (15th in the world) beat John Millman (73rd) 7-6 (2), 5-7 and 6-2 in his debut at the Masters 1000 in Paris. It was a rough game of two hours and 59 minutes that had a total of 15 breaks.
Eight of them happened in the first set. Of the 12 games leading up to the tiebreak, they were only able to keep their serve in the first two games and at 4-2 (Schwartzman) and 4-3 (Millman).
The second set had five more breaks: Millman’s first service game (2-0), Schwartzman’s second (2-1), seventh game (3-4), eighth (4-3) and in the set definition: Millman broke Schwartzman to 6-5 and then closed on serve.
The final sleeve had two breaks, both by the Argentine: in the second game (2-0) and at the end of the match to achieve 6-2 and advance to the second round of the last Masters 1000 of the season.