Wednesday, March 3, 2021 20:57 PM (GMT + 7)
(Tennis news) Australian Open runner-up, Daniil Medvedev and 3rd seed Alexander Zverev became the biggest surprises at the first round of the ATP 500 Rotterdam Open tennis tournament.
VIDEO Battle Alexander Zverev – Alexander Bublik
Only with his 43rd-ranked Kazakh rival Alexander Bublik in the first round of the Rotterdam Open tennis tournament, but Alexander Zverev showed a disappointing performance. A good start with a break in the first game of set 1, but the distraction caused seed number 3 to lose its advantage in the hinge game and let Bublik equalize 4-4, before going upstream to win. won 7-5 in set 1.
Zverev was upstream in set 1
After the tense first set, Zverev’s morale was somewhat affected and the first set scenario was somewhat repeated in set 2. The only difference is that Bublik got back a break very early, only to play like ” to the field “with break points in the hinge game.
In the 9th game, it seemed that the German star had saved his break point, but Bublik’s extremely heavy kicking ability helped him complete the last serve and got the final victory in set 2 with a score of 6. 3.
Seed number 3 was filled with bitterness
Defeating Zverev after two sets, Bublik created the first surprise of the first round of the Rotterdam Open this year. The next opponent of this tennis player will be American tennis player, Tommy Paul. The 56th world player passed the first round by winning against his more highly regarded opponent Lorenzo Sonego.
VIDEO match Daniil Medvedev – Dusan Lajovic
The shock in the first round did not stop when in the match that followed, defending Australian Open runner-up Daniil Medvedev soon broke up with the tournament when he received a bitter defeat against his Serbian opponent, Dusan Lajovic. Ranked No. 1 and only having to meet the 27th-ranked player in the world, but Medvedev showed a quick decline after the first set was full of tension.
Medvedev was unable to contain the “hot head”
The Russian star’s distraction and anger led him to let Lajovic win 7-5 in set 1. Going into set 2, Medvedev continued to lose his psychological restraint and had an offensive behavior. . The main referee had to issue a warning to this player and the inhibition caused the world’s No. 3 player to hang out with a score of 4-6 in this set.
Final defeat 5-7, 4-6, Medvedev missed the chance to take second place of Rafael Nadal if crowned at the Rotterdam Open this year.
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