USA's Sam Querrey said a couple of points here and there decided his Stockholm Open round-of-16 match against Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria. Querrey, ranked at No. 50 in the world, came from a set down to overcome second-seeded Dimitrov 6-7 (7) 6-3 7-6 (3) and set up a quarterfinal against either Pablo Carreno Busta or Gianluca Mager.
It was the fourth match at the ATP level between Querrey and Dimitrov and the first time the American ended on the winning side in one of their clashes. "It was a fun match. It was a close match,” Querrey said after the match, per the ATP website.
“A lot of times in these matches it is just a couple of points here and there. That is what it was today." Querrey saved five set points in the first set tie-break before Dimitrov finally realized his sixth set point to win the opener.
Losing a tight first set didn't affect Querrey, who made the most out of the break he earned in the sixth game of the second set to force a decider. As no breaks were seen in the third set -- the set went into a decider -- in which Querrey won the first five points.
Dimitrov saved the first three set points but Querrey kept his focus to convert his fourth match and complete a comeback win.