Sport Jo-Tennis: Humbert hits a big shot!
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This Wednesday, on the 3rd round in Tokyo, Ugo Humbert signed a very nice performance by outgoing Stefanos Tsitsipas in three sets. In the other results of the day, it passes also for Medvedev, Carreno Busta, Khachanov and Nishikori.
Ugo Humbert rendezvous is still stunning. After Miomir Kecmanovic, the Frenchman came to the end of Stefanos Tsitsipas in three sets (2-6, 7-6, 6-2) and 2:23 game this Wednesday in 8th final in Tokyo. domineering in the first run, with two breaks, the Greek then had more harm and the debates were then more balanced. At two points of the match at 5-4 in the second set, the recent finalist in Roland-Garros could not conclude and finally crack in the Tie-Break.
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Talking twice the entry of his opponent at that time, the Messin retrieted a sleeve everywhere. Back, Humbert also saw his opponent being physically touched by the right knee. Faced with a clearly diminished tsitsipas, the French did not let his luck pass and pushed the nail. By twice the Break, at 1-1 and 3-1, the latter opened the doors of the quarterfinals.
Favorites have (almost) not shaking
after a last game, with four break balls and just as much game, it's the world's 28th who had a smile. In the next round in these summer games in Tokyo, Humbert will have an appointment with Karen Khachanov. Russian dominated Diego Schwartzman (6-1, 2-6, 6-1), while the favorites have for the moment assured this Wednesday.
Indeed, Kei Nishikori and Pablo Carreno Busta have quite quietly disposed of Ilya Ivashka (7-6, 6-0) and Dominik Koepfer (7-6, 6-3) respectively. On the other hand, Daniil Medvedev had more worries to continue the adventure. opposite to Fabio Fognini under a heavy heat, the Russian, close to fainting, escaped into three sets (6-2, 3-6, 6-2) and will face the Spaniard in the next round.
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Tokyo Summer Games (Japan, Olympic Tournament, Hard)
Title Title: Andy Murray (GBR)
Nightths of Final
Djokovic (SER, N ° 1) - Davidovich Fokina (ESP, N ° 16)
Nishikori (JAP) BAT IVASHKA (BIE): 7-6 (7), 6-0
Zverev (ALL, N ° 4) - Basilashvili (GEO)
Chardy (FRA) - Broady (GBR)
Video: UMAG - Gasquet Beat in the final by Alcaraz (Dailymotion)
khachanov (rus, n ° 12) bat Schwartzman (arg, n ° 8): 6-1, 2-6, 6-1
Humbert (FRA) bat Tsitsipas ( GRE, N ° 3): 2-6, 7-6 (4), 6-2
Carreno Busta (ESP, N ° 6) BAT KOEPFER (ALL): 7-6 (7), 6-3
Medvedev (Rus, n ° 2) Bat Fognini (ITA, N ° 15): 6-2, 3-6, 6-2
Djokovic (Ser, N ° 1) Bat Struff (ALL): 6- 4, 6-3
Davidovich Fokina (ESP, N ° 16) Bat Millman (AUS): 6-4, 6-7 (4), 6-3
Ivashka (Bie) Bat Kukushkin (Kaz): 6- 7 (4), 6-3, 6-3
Nishikori (JAP) BAT Giron (USA): 7-6 (5), 3-6, 6-1
Zverev (ALL, N ° 4) BAT GALAN (Col): 6-2, 6-2
Basilashvili (GEO) BAT SONEGO (ITA, N ° 1 3): 6-4, 3-6, 6-4
Chardy (FRA) Bat Karatsev (RUS, N ° 11): 7-5, 4-6, 6-3
Broady (GBR) BAT HURKACZ ( POL, N ° 7): 7-5, 3-6, 6-3
Schwartzman (arg, n ° 8) bat Machac (RTC): 6-4, 7-5
khachanov (rus, n ° 12) BAT Duckworth (AUS): 7-5, 6-1
Humbert (FRA) BAT KECMANOVIC (SER): 4-6, 7-6 (5), 7-5
Tsitsipas (GRE, N ° 3) Bat Tiafoe (USA): 6-3, 6-4
Carreno Busta (ESP, N ° 6) BAT CILIC (CRO): 5-7, 6-4, 6-4
KOEPFER (ALL) BAT PURCELL ( AUS): 6-3, 6-0
Fognini (ITA, N ° 15) BAT GERASIMOV (BIE): 6-4, 7-6 (4)
MEDVEDEV (RUS, N ° 2) BAT NAGAL (IND ): 6-2, 6-1
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