The surprising US Open… 7th place Tsitsipas and 5th place Ruud were eliminated in the second round
Tsitsipas is ranked 128th by a rookie streaker…
Ruud lost to China’s Zhangzhi, and was eliminated in the second round after a win in 927 days…
As if due to another injury, Goff wins the ‘teenage match’ with Andreyeva… Djokovic and Civil Tech cruise
World No. 128 Dominique Stricker (Switzerland) defeated No. 7 Stefanos Tsitsipas (Greece)
to advance to the third round of the US Open (total prize money: $65 million,
approximately KRW 85.76 billion), the last major tennis tournament of the year.
Stricker defeated Tsitsipas 3-2 (7-5 6-7<2-7> 6-7<5-7) in the second round of the men’s singles
on the third day of the tournament held in New York, USA on the 30th (local time) after 4 hours and 4 minutes. > Won 7-6<8-6> 6-3).
Born in 2002, this is the first time that the 21-year-old Stricker
has reached the third round of a major tournament. 바카라사이트
He has been competing in the major tournament preliminaries
since last year and entered the finals for the first time at this year’s French Open,
where he was eliminated in the first round, and then reached the second round at Wimbledon.
Stricker defeated Alexey Popyrin (Australia), ranked 41st,
in the first round of the finals of this tournament,
today he upset Tsitsipas, ranked 7th,
who has reached the finals twice and the semifinals four times in major tournaments.
Dominic Stricker is a player who has been attracting attention as a promising player.
He swept the 2020 French Open Junior Men’s Singles and Doubles,
was ranked No. 3 in the junior rankings in October 2020.
In 2021, his first appearance on the Men’s Professional Tennis (ATP) Tour,
he reached the quarterfinals in both of his first two tournaments that reached the main draw.
In the second round of the preliminary round of this tournament,
he showed his mental strength by achieving a come-from-behind victory
when his opponent was on the verge of a match point.
Unlike the two players he has faced in the finals so far,
Stricker will compete to advance to the fourth round (round of 16)
with Benjamin Bonzi (France), ranked 108th and similar to himself.
This is the first meeting between the two.
Tsitsipas continued to be particularly weak in the US Open among the four major tournaments.
Since participating in the US Open for the first time in 2008,
he has never advanced to the round of 16 in this tournament.
Chinese tennis star Zhang Zizhen (67th) defeated 5th place Kasper Ruud (Norway) 3-2 (6-4 5-7 6-2 0-6 6-2) to advance to the third round.
Zhang Zhi, who reached the third round at this year’s French Open and recorded her best personal performance in a major tournament,
continued her upward trend by settling in the third round again.
In particular, this time, he defeated Ruud, a strong player who reached the finals in three competitions in the past two years alone,
including the 2022 French Open and US Open, and this year’s French Open.
It is highly likely that Zhang Zhi will compete for a medal
with Korean players such as Kwon Soon-woo (Dangjin City Hall) at the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games.
There were many surprises in this tournament.
Men’s 4th place Holger Rune (Denmark) and women’s 8th place Maria Sakkari (Greece) packed up early in the first round.
Dominic Thiem (81st place, Austria), who fell into a slump after winning the 2020 tournament
but achieved his first major victory in 927 days in the first round of this tournament,
was unable to carry the momentum into the third round.
On this day, the team lost to American star Ben Shelton (41st) by forfeit.
After losing the first set 6-7 <1-7>, he declared withdrawal in the second set when he was down 0-1.
The U.S. Open website said, “Given that the team barely scored any points in the tiebreak,
it appears that there was an injury to the team.”
The team has been suffering from chronic wrist injuries.
Other strong players cruised along.
Novak Djokovic (2nd place, Serbia), who is trying to win his 24th major championship,
defeated Bernabe Zapata Mirajes (76th place, Spain) 3-0 (6-4 6-1 6-1) in the third round. It has settled down.
The match was played in sticky weather with high humidity at 29 degrees, but 36-year-old Djokovic’s feet did not slow down.
“I have been training for hours a day in a humid and hot environment to be prepared for anything,” Djokovic said.
“I am still hungry.”
Djokovic will face 38th-ranked Laszlo Djere, also from Serbia, in the third round.
In the second round of the women’s singles, Coco Goff (6th place, USA)
won 2-0 (6-3 6-2) in a ‘teenage match’ against Mira Andreyeva (63rd place, Russia).
Goff stood at the top at the Cincinnati Open held just before, raising expectations for her first major win.
Her best result at the US Open was the quarterfinals of last year’s tournament.
Andreeva is a player who reached the round of 16 at Wimbledon.
Iga Sibiontech (No. 1, Poland), who is attempting to win the tournament for the second time in a row,
won 2-0 (6-3 6-4) over Daria Savile (No. 322, Australia) and advanced to the third round.