Tiafoe – Tsitsipas 6: 4, 6: 4, 6: 3, Sensation at the beginning! The favorite at Wimbledon ends in the first round


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Although Tsitsipas scored fifteen aces in a two-hour match, he did not use any of the seven breakballs. He lost four times himself and struggled with a backhand in exchanges.

Wimbledon is the weakest of the grand slams for 22-year-old Tsitsipase. With his fourth participation, he finished in the first round of the All England Club for the third time, only in 2018 he reached the eighth final.

Tiafoe (57th in the ATP rankings) beat the world number five career for the first time, Tsitsipas is currently fourth in the rankings. He helped himself to progress and successful attacks on the net, on which he gained 24 points. Six thousand people applauded him in court number one. “It’s a wonderful feeling,” the American smiled.

Belarusian Aryna Sabalenkova in the first round of Wimbledon.

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Belarus’s Aryna Sabalenkova has become the first to advance to the second round, which is played after a one-year break. The tournament two under the overcast roof of court number one defeated the Romanian Monica Niculescu 6: 1 and 6: 4.

The weather complicated the first day of the London Grand Slam. In addition to number one, only the center court was played, in the outdoor courts of the All England Club, due to the rain, a delay of four and a half hours began and the organizers canceled a few matches, which also concerned two Czech women.

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Centrkurt opened the defending champion Novak Djokovic with a win. The Serb lost the first set 4: 6 with the home Jack Draper, but the others won 6: 1, 6: 2 and 6: 2.

Two-time Wimbledon winner Andy Murray won the first game on grass after four years. The 34-year-old Scot defeated the Georgian Nikolaos Basilashvili 6: 4, 6: 3, 5: 7, 6: 3. The champion from 2013 and 2016 and the holder of the wild card Murray in the third set in the score of 5: 0 did not convert two matchballs against the 24th seeded player and his battle for promotion lasted for three and a quarter hours.

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Wimbledon did not take place last year due to coronavirus. This year is also marked by hygienic measures, tennis players live in a bubble in the hotel instead of traditional house rentals around the complex. The organizers will release half the capacity of the spectators and only both finals should have full auditoriums.

Wimbledon in London (grass, £ 35 million grant):
Men:
Singles – Round 1:
Djokovic (1-SRB) – Draper (Brit.) 4: 6, 6: 1, 6: 2, 6: 2
Tiafoe (USA) – Tsitsipas (3-Sep.) 6: 4, 6: 4, 6: 3
Rubljov (5-Rus.) – Delbonis (Arg.) 4:6, 6:4, 6:1, 6:2
Bautista (8-Sp.) – Millman (Austr.) 6: 2, 3: 6, 6: 3, 7: 6 (7: 4)
Fucsovics (Maď.) – Sinner (19-It.) 5:7, 6:3, 7:5, 6:3
A. Murray (Brit.) – Basilashvili (24-Georg.) 6: 4, 6: 3, 5: 7, 6: 3
Chačanov (25-Rus.) – McDonald (USA) 3:6, 6:3, 6:4, 7:6 (7:3)
Koepfer (DEU) – Opelka (27-USA) 6: 4, 7: 6 (7: 3), 6: 2
Kudla (USA) – Davidovich (30-Sp.) 5: 7, 4: 6, 7: 6 (7: 4), 6: 3, 6: 3
Seppi (It.) – J. Sousa (Portug.) 4:6, 6:4, 7:5, 6:2
Pospisil (Kan.) – Carballés (Šp.) 6: 3, 6: 3, 6: 3
Broady (Brit.) – Cecchinato (It.) 6:3, 6:4, 6:0
Martinez (Sp.) – Travaglia (It.) 6: 3, 2: 6, 6: 4, 6: 4
Kecmanovic (SRB) – Bagnis (ARG) 6: 4, 3: 6, 6: 3, 7: 6 (7: 1)
Anderson (JAR) – Barrios (Chile) 6:7 (4:7), 6:4, 6:4, 7:6 (7:4).
Women:
Singles – Round 1:
Sabalenkova (2-BEL) – Niculescu (ROU) 6: 1, 6: 4
Kenin (4-USA) – Wang Sin-yu (China) 6: 4, 6: 2
Swiatek (7-Pol.) – Sie Shu-wei (Taiwan) 6: 4, 6: 4
Muguruza (11-Sp.) – Ferrova (Fr.) 6: 0, 6: 1
Rybakinová (18-Kaz.) – Mladenovicová (Fr.) 6: 4, 6: 0
Keys (23-USA) – Swan (Brit.) 6: 3, 6: 4
Alexandrova (32-RUS) – Siegemund (DEU) 6: 1, 6: 3
Davisová (USA) – Burrageová (Brit.) 6:2, 6:1
Pattinama Kerkhove (Niz) – Kuznetsova (RUS) 6: 3, 6: 3
Osoriova (COL) – Kalinska (RUS) 1: 6, 6: 0, 6: 4
Begu (ROU) – Volynets (USA) 6: 4, 7: 5
Ahn (USA) – Watson (Brit.) 2: 6, 7: 6 (7: 3), 8: 6
Boulterová (Brit.) – Laová (USA) 6:7 (6:8), 6:3, 6:4
Collins (USA) – Hercog (Slovenia) 4: 6, 6: 3, 6: 2
Golubicová (Šv.) – V. Kuděrmětovová (29-Rus.) 3: 6, 6: 1, 11: 9.
Results of Czech tennis players here
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