Offbeat: Tennis - ATP - Montreal: Tsitsipas, Rublev and Schwartzman will not see the quarter

Kyrgios cruises in first match since Wimbledon, Rublev wins

  Kyrgios cruises in first match since Wimbledon, Rublev wins Wimbledon runner-up Nick Kyrgios won in his first match since making his Grand Slam final debut, ripping American Marcos Giron 6-3, 6-2 on Tuesday at the ATP and WTA Washington Open. The 27-year-old Australian fired 12 aces and saved the lone break point he faced to oust Giron in 59 minutes for a triumphant return at the US Open hardcourt tune-up. After a 3-3 start, Kyrgios won nine of the last 11 games for the victory despite memories of a poor effort in a first-round exit last year during "a dark time in my life.""I just really wanted to force myself to have high energy and pull out a performance," Kyrgios said.

Stefanos Tsitsipas © Panoramic Stefanos Tsitsipas

The end of the 2nd round did not give some of the contenders for the title. Wednesday, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Andrey Rublev and Diego Schwartzman all drank the cup. The young Englishman Scott Draper, an executioner of the Greek, will be opposed to Gaël Monfils.

Nick Kyrgios' feat against the world number 1 Daniil Medvedev made little ones. Shortly after the Russian, who had nevertheless won the Los Cabos tournament two days earlier, paid the cost of the Australian Olympic form, other favorites from the Montreal tournament also left the tournament from The 2nd round. After the duel between the two Americans Taylor Fritz and Frances Tiafoe turned to the advantage of the two men's best in front of the fall of Benjamin Bonzi, Diego Schwartzman, a world, was first corrected (6- 4, 6-2) by the Spanish veteran Albert Ramos-Vinolas. After seeing Cameron Norrie, 11th in the ATP ranking, pass the Dutch Botic Van de Zandschulp at the reel, Andrey Rublev then entered the court with the firm intention of also proving that one could be a pretender in the title this Tuesday Without disillusionment. Failed for the Russian.

Tennis - ATP - Montreal: Table

 Tennis - ATP - Montreal: Table © Panoramic Montreal Tennis Discover the Table of Masters 1000 in Montreal, which will be the first major step on the way to the US Open. In the absence of Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, Daniil Medvedev and Carlos Alcaraz intend to shine. The season on Hard will seriously start. As every year pair, Montreal welcomes male tennis cream for the first of the two Masters 1000 on the program upstream of the US Open.


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Monfils was waiting for Tsitsipas, it will be ... Draper!

The 8th world has undergone the British law Daniel Evans, winner in two sets (6-4, 6-4). Not enough to display a great serenity for Stefanos Tsitsipas, scheduled in the last rotation of this day which had also seen Carlos Alcaraz packs. Before the Greek entered the track, Felix Auger-Aliassime, in front of his audience, had certainly emerged from the Yoshihito Nishioka trap (7-6, 6-4 victory), but the meeting between the 5th world and the very young English Scott Draper, from qualifying, had all big disillusionment before time for tsitsipas. The 20 -year -old, 82nd, did not give his chance to afford the greatest victory of his young career. Without any complex, Draper dominated the semi-finalist of the last Australian Open. At the same time, he joined Gaël Monfils in the round of 16. But the Frenchman is warned: the Briton will play the blow.

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