Tennis - ATP Cup: The Blues Corrected by Italy and eliminated
© Panoramic Arthur Rinderknech Already beat in the first game, by Russia, the team of France has inclined again, deer again further (3-0), Monday against Italy. The blues are eliminated from this ATP Cup before even their third exit of the first round, against Australia. The Blues will face Australia for butter. The adventure is already over for the France team even before this third game first round against Australians.
© Panoramic Nadal 170122
No big surprises among the headlines in this first Open Monday of Australia, with the notable qualifications of Rafael Nadal, Alexander Zverev, Matteo Berrettini and Denis Shapovalov.
single player in the running to win a 21st Tournament of the Grand Slam following the return of Novak Djokovic and the Roger Federer package, Rafael Nadal has entered without a Australian Open. Spanish has established 6-1, 6-4, 6-2 in 1h50 against the American Marcos Giron, the world's 66th, whom he faced for the first time. Author of 7 Aces and 71% first balls, the Majorcan saved the two Break bullets that his opponent gave and took his service five times. Qualification also for the world n ° 7 Matteo Berrettini, who did not have a first easy round against the great American Hope Brandon Nakashima (68th). Italian lost the first set 6-4 by doing white breaker on the last game, but went back by winning the following sets 6-2, 7-6, 6-3, at the end of a match 3:09. Author of 21 Aces in total, he had to save two sets of Set at 5-4 in the third, before winning him at the Tie-Break (7-5). Head of Series No. 3 and Figure Big Outsider in view of his beautiful season 2021, Alexander Zverev started his tournament with a three-set victory facing his compatriot Daniel Altmaier (87th): 7-6, 6-1, 7-6 in 2:41. The Olympic champion alternated the good and the least good at the service (14 Aces, 6 double faults) and had to use two Tie-breaks, which it easily earned. He was only once, 2-2 in the third set, but managed to go back to 4-4. After missing four game balls at 6-5, he finally imposed a little later on his fifth occasion, in the decisive game.
Djokovic, as if nothing had happened ...
© Supplied by Sports.co.uk Tennis - Open from Australia (H): Djokovic in the painting ... For the moment, with a first round against Kecmanovic as if from Nothing was. While nothing has been decided on the side of the Australian authorities regarding Novak Djokovic, the Serbian normally trained this Thursday on the Rod Wash Arena before his name appears in Table , there.
Shapovalov and Garin took their time
Head Series # 14 and Winner of ATP Cup With Canada, Denis Shapovalov will also be at the second round appointment, after its hard success in four sets and 3h25 on Laslo Djere : 7-6, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6. In particular, he had to save a set of set at 5-4 in the first round, and led 5-2 and missed a 5-4 match bullet in the fourth, before winning long minutes later. Tie-Break (7-3). Cristian Garin, No. 19 World, also galred, and needed five sets and 4:42 to get rid of Facundo Bagnis (who served 26 Aces): 6-3, 6-4, 5-7, 6 -7, 6-3. He threw two sets to zero and had made the third-hand input break. It occurs easily for the Spaniards Pablo Carreno Busta (21st) and Carlos Alcaraz (31th) at the detriment of Tomas Etcheverry respectively (8 Aces, a single concede breaker) and Alejandro Tabobo (12 Aces, a conceded break). In addition to the elimination of Cameron Norrie, one of the surprises of the day came from the elimination of Lloyd Harris, 33rd World, Series No. 30, by the Australian guest Aleksandar Vukic.
Verdict soon in Djokovic's deportation case in Australia
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A court hearing for tennis star Novak Djokovic’s appeal against deportation in Australia ended Sunday and a verdict was expected within hours. Federal Court Chief Justice James Allsop said he and two fellow judges hoped to reach a verdict later Sunday. The top-ranked male tennis player needs to win the appeal to defend his Australian Open title in play that begins on Monday. The Australian government cancelled Djokovic's visa on Friday due to issues surrounding his stance against COVID-19 vaccination. THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. AP’s earlier story follows below.
Karatsev at the end of the night, Opelka and Sonego Easy
Semi-finalist surprise last year, while he was ranked beyond the world's 100th place and was unknown to the general public, Aslan Karatsev has suffered a thousand pain for Spread Jaume Munar. The Russian, the world's 15th and winner of the Sydney Tournament Saturday, won 3-6, 7-6, 6-7, 6-4, 6-4 after a 4:54 fight, which ended at 0:27. In this match marked by 16 breaks and 44 balls of Break, Karatsev went through all emotions. In the second set, he was conducted 3-0, before finally winning the Tie-Break (7-1). In the fourth, he led 3-0 and Spanish returned to 3-3 but Russian had the last word. In the last, he counted two brakes in advance (4-1), then lost one (4-2) and even had to save three balls of 4-4. Fortunately for Karatsev, Munar cracked in the Money-Time, but this match could leave traces for the second round against the American McDonald. Two other less well-rounded series heads have spent in three sets. The American Giant Reilly Opelka (N ° 23) defeated the old finalist in Grand Chelem Kevin Anderson on the score of 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 by serving 23 Aces and without having the slightest ball of Break to defend. As for Italian Lorenzo Sonego (n ° 25), he eliminated Sam Querrey by serving 10 Aces and save the nine Break bullets that the American guess.
5 Reasons to follow the Nadal-Medvedev shock in the Final of the Australian Open .
© Panoramic Nadal and Medvedev at the US Open 2019 final. Nadal to overtake Djokovic and Federer " I'm Very lucky sense of having won once , entrusted Spanish. I have never considered having another chance in 2022 . " Winner in Melbourne In 2009, Rafael Nadal has a new opportunity to triumph in Australia, thirteen years later.