(Sports News, Tennis News) Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alexander Zverev soon proved their strength when entering the ATP 500 race in Austria for the Paris Masters. Meanwhile, teenage beauty US Open champion Emma Raducanu escaped in Romania
Tsitsipas saved 3 set points, showing class to “collect debt” Dimitrov
Video of Stefanos Tsitsipas – Grigor Dimitrov match in the first round of the Vienna Open 2021:
In the second round of the men’s singles Vienna Open last year, Stefanos Tsitsipas suffered a painful defeat to Grigor Dimitrov with the score after 3 sets of 7-6 (5), 4-6, 3-6 respectively. The fate of the debt made them soon rematch in the first round of the ATP 500 tournament on indoor hard courts in Austria this year. Tsitsipas started very well when he broke in the first game Dimitrov served when “Little Federer” made a backhand error and put the ball into the net to soon lead 2-0.
Stefanos Tsitsipas met “Little Federer” Grigor Dimitrov for 2 years in a row at the Vienna Open
But Dimitrov calmly regained his spirit to soon demand a break and equalize the score at 2. He and his opponent did not lose another game of service and the first set had to enter a tense tie-break series. Here, Dimitrov led 6-3 and held 3 set points.
However, the Bulgarian tennis players all missed unfortunately. Moreover, Dimitrov also lost the hinge mini-break and let Tsitipas lead 7-6 when the opponent had a very easy winner on the net. Holding a big advantage in his hand, Tsitsipas successfully took advantage when Dimitrov hit his forehand across the field after a series of attractive attacks that helped him win 8-6 points in the first set tie-break series.
In the second set, the balance continued to take place. In the 10th game, the turning point came when Tsitsipas repeatedly pressed left and had a decisive cross-court winner to break and win 6-4 in this set to officially eliminate Dimitrov. The reigning world number 3 entered the second round of this year’s Vienna Open and will face Frances Tiafoe.
Zverev escaped in set 2, confirming his remarkable strength
Video of the match between Filip Krajinovic and Alexander Zverev in the first round of the Vienna Open:
Right after the match between No. 1 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas and Grigor Dimitrov, No. 2 seed Alexander Zverev also started at this year’s Vienna Open to face Filip Krajikovic. They had only met once before. It was in the quarterfinals of the tournament in Hamburg in 2019, where Zverev won at home 2-6, 7-5, 6-2. This time, the world number 4 German player entered the game impressively when he won 6-2.
Alexander Zverev almost lost to Filip Krajinovic in set 2
In the second set, Krajinovic played very hard. The Serbian had a break and took a 5-3 lead and thought he would win this set to drag his opponent into the third set.
However, right at the difficult moment, Zverev proved his bravery. The Tokyo Olympic champion demanded a break to equalize the score 5 even before winning 2 games in a row to beat Krajinovic 7-5 in the second set and bring the match down. Winning tickets to the third round of this year’s Vienna Open, the Zverev brothers will face Alex de Minaur.
The beautiful woman Raducanu struggled to wade upstream
Video of the match Emma Raducanu – Polona Hercog in the first round of the Transylvania Open:
After winning this year’s US Open at the age of 18, beautiful Emma Raducanu was soon eliminated at the WTA Indian Wells tournament at the hands of Aliaksandra Sasnovich. Therefore, the UK “Morning Star” wants to regain face and form soon when participating in the Transylvania Open.
Teen beauty Emma Raducanu escapes when confronting senior Polona Hercog
In the opening match of the ongoing tournament in the city of Cluj-Napoca (Romania), Raducanu was ranked as the 3rd seed. The new US Open queen entered the first round not well when she lost 4-6 in the match. The first set against Polona Hercog. The tension was extended to the second set. Right in the last game, the Slovenian opponent served, Raducanu had a hinge break to win 7-5 and drag the match into the third set.
In the final set, the British teenage tennis player promoted his youth advantage to continuously break the game of his senior by 12 years old. Raducanu won 6-1 overwhelmingly in the 3rd set to overcome Hercog and win tickets to the 2nd round of the Transylvania Open against the representative of the host country Romania – Ana Bogdan.
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