streak of pablo carreno didn’t jump from Montreal and Cincinnati, 1,300 kilometers between Canadian and American cities. If on Sunday he fulfilled a dream by lifting his first Masters 1000 ATP tournament, two days later he was found to be the victim of defeat, fatigue and the persistence of his rival Serbian. miomir kekmanovich,
After six victories in Canada, the Austrian, 31, and world number 14, lost to the Balkans, number 22 and 36. 1-6, 7-5 and 7-6 (4) in 2h.56′.
Gijon’s man preserved for an hour and a half the euphoric state in which tennis flows without hesitation, with risks leading to balls unattainable to the opponent as they go in at the end. confidence and judgment. Some elements that allowed Dhruv to come back in the final Hubert Herkácz, Who brought them success until their feet said enough.
The man from Gijon signed an exceptionally early set. He overthrew an opponent who has been growing very fast this year, in which he finished fourth at Indian Wells and Miami. The Balkans responded, the Spanish could not maintain this level of success. Choices resulted in Carreno, again Samuel Lopez taking over as coach Jose Antonio Sanchez de Luna, the second set will deliver to ‘Extremis’. He came back with an excellent backhand off a set ball, his climb over the net more timid to the point where he was passed by the opponent.
Asturian touched his right waist and sought help from a physiotherapist. He returned with a ‘break’ in favor of taking the initiative in the game. But marked the energy deposit reserve. They have 4-1 . there were balls forBut Kecmanovic always came back as he appreciated Carreo’s boundaries.
The champion’s pride kept the Spaniard in the bid despite the fact that he would have voluntarily avoided taking another physical kill. He wanted to, but couldn’t even save the ball of the ‘match’ to reach the ‘tiebreak’, did he get the prize. He added 13 double faults, one drag, 71 winners and 54 unforced errors. He displayed total tennis as the body reacted. He tried to minimize wear by shortening the points. He sought solutions, a new and emerging Kekmanovic rejected by him.
David Nalbandian’s disciple, convinced, was absent at the event, and entered the second round against the Italian.O birth sinner, who celebrated his twenty first birthday with a three-hour marathon to beat the Australian Thanasi Kokinakiso 6-7 (9), 6-4 y 7-6 (6).