Shapovalov still disqualified from entry, FAA advances

Denis Shapovalov has a bad streak.

The Canadian suffered a third straight loss Thursday in the second round of the Stuttgart Open, losing in two sets 7-6 (6) and 7-6 (4) to the German and 61.e World player Oscar Otti.

Rank 4e classifier and 16e In the world, Shapovalov had fun in the first farewell round.

This elimination of Shapovalov’s entry is an addition to those he suffered recently at Geneva and Roland Garros.

Ooty won 85 percent of the contested points on his first serve.

He also saved four out of five break points and it was the only break opportunity he had, around it.

Also in Stuttgart, double Wimbledon champion Andy Murray defeated Alexander Bublik 6-3, 7-6 (4), and reached the quarter-finals.

The 35-year-old Murray erased from 5-2 down in the second set.

The Scotsman has missed much of the mud season, as he wants to prepare for the grass.

His next challenger could be favorite Stefanos Tsitsipas, who faces Switzerland’s Dominic Stryker.

Oger Eliassim victorious

Meanwhile, Kipker Felix Auger-Aliassime made a successful comeback in the turf tournament at S-Hertogenbosch in the Netherlands on Thursday.

Auger-Aliassime successfully enters Bois-le-Duc

After enjoying a first-round farewell, the world number two and ninth seed got rid of Dutchman Talon Grexborough, 56e In the world, in two sets of 7-6 (2) and 7-6 (5) and after 1 hour and 48 minutes of play.

The Canadian dominated the yards 13-1, in a match without a break.

Auger-Aliassime didn’t get a chance to steal Grixpur’s serve, but he dominated the first set of the tiebreak and converted his first point when he sent his opponent.

Auger-Aliassime led 6-3 in the second set of the tiebreak, but the Dutchman narrowed the difference by winning two points on his serve. This play allowed the Maple Leaf actor to serve the game, which he did quickly.

The 21-year-old, ranked ninth in the world, is one of the favorites to win the grasscourt championship. Next time, Oger-Aliassime will meet with Russian Karen Khachanov, who beat Poland’s Kamil Majsherzak 5-7, 7-5, 7-6 (5).

Not easy for Medvedev

Meanwhile, Russian Daniil Medvedev narrowly beat Gilles Simon in two sets of 7-5, 6-4 at S-Hertogenbosch and will face Belarusian Ilya Ivashka in the quarter-finals.

Kacchi, the Frenchman (37 years old, 134 in the world), who announced that he would retire at the end of the year, was the first to capture his opponent’s service on Dutch turf and even allow him to lead 5-3 in the first. set, ahead of the world number two in four consecutive winning matches by winning the first set in 54 minutes.

The second set was one-sided, until Gilles Simon rebelled and saved six match points. The first on his serve, he led 5-3, the others up against the 26-year-old Russian, to try and stop him from finishing at 6-4. But a seventh game point was fatal for Nikowa from the qualifiers, who had already fought a few hours earlier against another competitor, Australian James Duckworth.

The first-round meeting, which started on Tuesday, was interrupted by rain when the French advanced 6-4 3-1 and could not resume it until Thursday to conclude with the French midday victory (6-4 7-6 (11/.9)).

Daniil Medvedev, who was beaten by Croatian Marin Cilic in the round of 16 at Roland Garros, on Friday for a place in the semi-finals of the Dutch championship, Ilya Ivaska (28, world 49th), will face the top scorer. Finn Emil Rossovoori (23 years old, scientist 62) 6-4, 6-2.



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