Live tennis Madrid Open day 1: Shapovalov vs fellow SAO Djokovic

Sunday, May 2, 2021 06:19 AM (GMT + 7)

(Sports news, Tennis news) On the first day of the main round at the Madrid Masters, the prestigious Roland Garros clay tournament promises many attractive and potentially interesting surprises. No. 11 seed Denis Shapovalov will have to be very vigilant when facing a dangerous opponent, a close friend from fellow countryman Novak Djokovic.

Dusan Lajovic (Serbia, 37th in the world) – 11th seed Denis Shapovalov (Canada, 14th world ranking): Around 19:30, 2/5, Madrid Open men’s singles first round, Manolo Santana Stadium

The most notable match of the first day of the match at this year’s Madrid Masters opening round was Dusan Lajovic (a fellow countryman with world number one player Novak Djokovic) and seed no.11 Denis Shapovalov.

Dusan Lajovic compared Denis Shapovalov is a fairly well balanced match in the first round of Madrid Masters this year.

Lajovic made a splash at the beginning of the 2021 season when he won Daniil Medvedev 7-6 (4), 6-4 in the first round of the Rotterdam Open. But then, Lajovic’s subsequent performance was quite worrying when in the last 3 quarters of the tournament, he was eliminated at the start of the match. The match against 11th seed Denis Sharapovalov will still be a very difficult challenge for the 37th-ranked player on the current ATP chart.

For his part, Sharapova is also not getting off to a good start in this year’s clay court season when he lost to fellow countryman Felix Auger-Aliassime in the third round of the Barcelona Open and just lost to Corentin Moutet in the opening match of the tournament at Estoril.

Shapovalov was in the semi-finals of the Madrid Open when he launched this tournament in 2018. But Lajovic is even more impressive when he won runner-up Monte Carlo Masters in 2019. Their first match is about to promise. many attractions and interesting surprises on the main field Manolo Santana.

Karolina Muchova (Czech Republic, ranked 20th in the world) – Naomi Osaka No. 2 seed (Japan, 2nd in the world): 4:00, May 2, Madrid Open women’s singles second round, Manolo Santana Stadium

After beating Misaki Doi 7-5, 6-2 in the first round of the WTA Madrid Open this year, second seed Naomi Osaka will encounter real difficulties when rematching the beautiful Karolina Muchova.

The first time they faced each other, in the second round of WTA Cincinnati last year, the former world No. 1 Japanese Osaka had a hard time going upstream to defeat the opponent from the Czech Republic Muchova 6-7 (5 ), 6-4, 6-2.

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Naomi Osaka for the second time meets the beauty Karolina Muchova

Muchova is quite confident after just winning Chinese player Wang Qiang 6-1, 6-3 at the opening match of Madrid Open 2021. On clay which is not Osaka’s forte, Muchova can completely cause Surprisingly, this player possesses good serve and the forward and backhand finishes are very powerful, so it will not rule out the surprise that will come at the rematch between them.

Zheng Saisai (China, ranked 57 in the world) – No. 3 seed Simona Halep (Romania, ranked third in the world): Around 9:00 p.m., May 2, Madrid Open women’s singles second round, Manolo Santana Stadium

Just overcoming Sara Sorribes Tormo 6-0, 7-5 in the opening match, No. 3 seed Simona Halep will continue their journey to conquer the third championship at the Madrid Open after 2 consecutive coronation times in 2016. and 2017 with the challenge named Zheng Saisai.

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Simona Halep twice defeated Zheng Saisai

In the past, Halep won both matches against this Chinese opponent with a score of 2-0. It was in the semifinals of the tournament in Shenzhen in 2015 and the second round of Wimbledon 2018. The upcoming competition could mark the “hat-trick” victory of former world No. 1 Halep against Saisai.

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