Gomez reaches Winnipeg final

Gómez Couacaud Challenger Winnipeg

Ecuadorian tennis player Emilio Gómez defeated Frenchman Enzo Coucaud 6-3, 6-4 in the semifinals of the Winnipeg Challenger 80 after a 1h25m game. The world number 146 will face either Alexis Gallarneau or Ivan Zhu for the title.

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emilio gomez He continues to struggle through his 30 years hanging around the top 150 of the world rankings. In this 2022, become champion in Ecuadorian Salinas and Malaga Challengers, In addition, it overtook the classification at the beginning of the year Australian Open, ATP Delray Beach and M1000D Miami, Before Canada, he was knocked out early in the first round in Rome, United States. In Winnipeg, he started the week as second seed and defeated Billy Harris, Nicolas Mejia and Gennaro Olivieri to become the semifinalists.

enzo coucaud His performances have dropped significantly in recent times, in a season in which he has started very well and has lost his way. was a finalist in Frenchman challenger de bendigo and in the semifinals Bengaluru I and Bengaluru II, After that, they won only four of their last 13 matches. However, he traveled WimbledonCrossed the classification and fell in the first round in the fight with John Isner, In his last two tournaments, he was dismissed on debut. already existing winnipegeliminated Vasek Pospisil, Aidan McHugh and Li Tu To be in the semi-finals.

Gomez puts on her best tennis

at the start of the match enzo coucaud This caused problems in his opponent’s comeback, but he did not take advantage of the break point. Then both caught up, but emilio gomez He began to feel more influential with his tennis. In the third game, the Frenchman lost focus, served with a very low percentage and the Ecuadorian broke the serve to advance. Without suffering from her service, Gomez stampeded on her 6-3 in 42 minutes.

Moving into the second set, everything happened quickly, with some contentious points in which service played a key role. Although Koukaud kept looking for a way around the match, Emilio Gomez was like clockwork with the serve and forehand, hitting with power and closing it. 6-3, 6-4 after 1 hour 24 meters of play.


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