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Sports Tennis - ATP - Eastbourne: Monfils eliminated by a Lucky-Loser

17:15  23 june  2021
17:15  23 june  2021 Source:   sport365.fr

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Series Number 1 of the Eastbourne Tournament, Gaël Monfils has been eliminated by the Lucky-Loser Australian Max Purcell In three sets.

Twelfth defeat in fourteen games for Gael Monfils from the COVID pause on the ATP circuit. The world n ° 16 and n ° 1 French lost its second game in two meetings on grass this season, in the first round in Eastbourne where it was headboard n ° 1. "The Monfe" has fallen into three sets and 2:11 play against the Lucky-Loser Australian Max Purcell, 283rd world. Despite its 16 Aces (for 2 double-mistakes), it was broken four times during this match. He lost the first set by doing Breaker at 3-3, then ended up 5-3 in the second. But Purcell has cracked when serving for the match, getting inhabid at 40-15, and Monfils won the last four sets of the set to equalize a sleeve everywhere. On its momentum, the French led 3-0 in the third round and seemed to move towards victory, but it suddenly cracked and cashed five games in a row (3-5). A white game allowed him to come back to 4-5, but Purcell did not shake to conclude and win one of the most beautiful victories of his career, even if the current ranking of Gaël Monfils has nothing to do with its performance for a year. The French will be header of Series No. 14 in Wimbledon, a tournament where he only disputed only one eighth finals during his career. See him in the second week this year would be a huge surprise ... Series 8 head 8, Alexander Bublik, argued on the second round. The Kazakh beat in two sets and 1h05 game The Belarusian Egor Gerasimov, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Trigger in the previous turn: 6-2, 6-2 without losing his service. Eastbourne (Great Britain, ATP 250, Grass, 684 080 €) Holding Title (in 2019): Taylor Fritz (USA) Eighth Finale Purcell (AUS, LL) BAT Monfils (FRA, N ° 1) : 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 SEPPI (ITA, LL) BAT RUUSUVUORI (end): 6-2, 6-3 SONEGO (ITA, N ° 3) - Millman (AUS) Bublik (Kaz, N ° 8) Bat Gerasimov (Bie): 6-2, 6-2 Popyrin (AUS) - Ivashka (Bie, Q) Fucksovics (Hun) - Opelka (USA, N ° 5) Davidovich Fokina (ESP , N ° 6) - Pospisil (CAN) Broady (GBR, WC) - from Minaur (AUS, N ° 2) First Tour Monfils (FRA, N ° 1) - Bye Purcell (AUS, LL) BAT Duckworth (AUS, Q): 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (5) SEPPI (ITA, LL) BAT Nishioka (JAP): 7-6 (5), 6-1 Ruusuvuori (end) BAT RAMOS-VIÑOLAS (ESP, N ° 7): 6-3, 6-4 SONEGO (ITA, N ° 3) - BY1 MILLMAN (AUS) BAT CLARKE (GBR, WC): 6-3, 6-2 Gerasimov (Bie) BAT TSONGA (FRA) : 6-3, 6-4 BUBLIK (KAZ, N ° 8) BAT KUKUSHKIN (KAZ, Q): 6-1, 6-3 Popyrin (aus) Bat Gombos (SLQ, LL): 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 x 1 Ivashka (Bie, Q) Bat Gray (GBR, LL): 6-2, 7-6 (5) FUCSOVICS (Hun) BAT BEDENE (SLO): 7-6 (3), 3-6, 7 -6 (3) Opelka (USA, N ° 5) - Bye Davidovich Fokina (ESP, N ° 6) BAT M.YMER (SUE, Q): 7-5, 6-1 POSPISIL (CAN) Bat Ward (GBR, WC): 6-4, 6-4 Broady (GBR, WC) Bat Tiafoe (USA): 6-3, 7-6 (4) of Minaur (AUS, N ° 2) - Bye

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