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French Open: Men’s Tour – Fritz von Sirondolo eliminated – Ruud and Ron without problems – Sport

French Open: Men’s Tour – Fritz von Sirondolo eliminated – Ruud and Ron without problems – Sport


With Taylor Fritz, the world number eight in Paris was eliminated. Holger Rohn and Casper Rudd in the round of 16.

Top 10 players

  • Francisco Sirondolo (ARG/ATP 23) sees Taylor Fritz (USA/ATP 8) 3:6, 6:3, 6:4, 7:5.
  • Holger Rohn (DEN/ATP 6) see Genaro Olivieri (ARG/ATP 231) 6:4, 6:1, 6:3
  • Casper Rudd (NOR/ATP 4) sees Zhizhen Zhang (CHN/ATP 71) 4:6, 6:4, 6:1, 6:4

After Daniil Medvedev, Andrei Robleou, Janik Sener and Felix Auger-Aliassime with Taylor Fritz The fifth top 10 player was eliminated before the second week of the tournament at Roland Garros. The American had to face the In-Form Francisco Sirondolo Bend 3:6, 6:3, 6:4, 7:5 at 2:50 hours. Fritz’s downfall was that he couldn’t control the serve as usual. And Cerundolo hardly gave the favorite “free points” and again and again brought him into longer rallies, which the Argentine usually knew how to win.

Cerundolo wins the best rally in the game

He meets Cerundolo in his first major role of 16 Holger Ron. World No. 6 Dane made short work of qualifier Genaro Olivieri and won in 3 sets with 6:4, 6:1 and 6:3. In the second round in particular, Rune hit hard on the gas pedal, making 3 serve hacks . After 1:58 hours, the 20-year-old used the first match ball to win and was awarded a ticket to the round of 16.

Rod start with problems

also Casper Road He reached the round of 16 after defeating China’s Xizhen Zhang. However, the Norwegian had to fight hard to advance: the start of the game was not the best for the world number 4. While Rudd made a large number of errors, he particularly struggled to score points after the second serve. His success rate was only 35 percent. This may be one of the reasons why Rudd lost the first set. However, Ruud improved dramatically and won the game after 2:35 hours with 4:6, 6:4, 6:1 and 6:4.

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Zverev on, Altmaier out

The last two Germans fared differently on the men’s plate. while Daniel Altmaier after Big win over Yanik Siner over Grigor Dimitrov He had no chance and only won 8 matches, sat out Alexander Zverev (ATP 27) on court Philippe Chatrier with 3:6, 7:6 (7:3), 6:1 and 7:6 (7:5) after midnight against his “best friend on tour” Francis Tiafoe (ATP 12 ) , through. Zverev’s victory came exactly one year to the day he tore a ligament he sustained on the same court in the semifinals against Rafael Nadal.

Discussions and broken bats

In court handed Simon Mathieu Thiago Siput Wild (BRA/ATP 172), who previously defeated Medvedev, and Yoshihito Nishioka (JPN/ATP 33) a battle of nerves. First, the Japanese had an argument with the referee: at the decisive stage of the second set, when it was 5: 5 and 40:30 for Seyboth Wild, Nishioka argued until the referee took a point from the Japanese – a break for Seyboth Wild.

However, he could not win the set despite the gift, as the world number 172 smashed her racket in a rage. In the end, the Japanese won the match in 5 sets with 3: 6, 7: 6 (10: 8), 2: 6, 6: 4 and 6: 0. Nishioka could also count on chances in the round of 16. There he meets Thomas Martin Echeverri (ARG / ATP 49), who knocked out Borna Couric (CRO / ATP 16).