Netease Sports reported on September 28:
The French Open of the 2020 season enters the second match day of the competition, the new branch
New Komei Open champion Tim airborne without any warm-up for the clay court tournament
At the beginning of the game, the two sides broke each other's serve, and the two stalemate in the first set to 4-4, Tim won the final 2 games with a key break. In the second set, Cilic dropped his first serve as soon as he came up, and Tim firmly maintained the point difference. Cilic temporarily stopped losing 4 games in a row, Tim continued to take the initiative on the court. In the 9th game of the second set, Cilic gave up a must-have game. In the third set, Cilic squandered his 2-0 lead, and Tim made a 5-2 lead after a continuous break. Cilic saved the eighth game and forced Tim into the winning game. The No. 3 seed took the initiative to send a break point and Cilic did not seize the opportunity. Tim has a safe and secure serve, setting the score at 6-3.
Tim trails Cilic with 17 to 24 winning points, and 21 active turnovers are less than 1/2 of Cilic's 43 active turnovers.
Tim has won one title and one sub-award in the two Grand Slams he has completed this year, and his overall record of the season is 14 wins and 1 loss. He maintains his record of a complete victory against Cilic and will face American qualifier Thork in the second round of the French Open.