Good first step for the two best players who are playing this exhibition tournament on the pitch of the Hurlingham Club in London. Djokovic swept Felix Auger-Aliassime while Nadal beat Stan Wawrinka.
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Once again, this exhibition tournament in Hurlingham has the main stars of world tennis, and this year the poster seems to be one of the best possible. Featuring four of the top five seeds at Wimbledon, this event is for players to arrive at the pace of competition and acclimatized on the pitch ahead of the third Grand Slam of the year. The next edition of the London tournament will be played between June 27 and July 10.
The Serb was taking to the grass court for the first time since he did so in the Wimbledon final last season. Beyond being one of the big losers due to the lack of points in the next British Grand Slam, Novak Djokovic He arrives as the favorite for the title in the All England, and for this this week he sought to find sensations in Hurlingham. In this debut, he was able to make big differences against the Canadian Felix Auger-Aliasimus. Nole sealed his victory on the fast track (6-2, 6-1).
Nadal drives away the ghosts of the injury
On your side, Rafael Nadal He had even more pressure in this premiere, as it was his first match after the twenty-second Grand Slam title at Roland Garros, and his subsequent treatment on his foot. In his debut at Hurlingham, the Spaniard moved with total normality, to beat Stan Wawrinka in straight sets (6-2, 6-3).
Rafa was happy after playing his first match on grass in three years, trying to get to Wimbledon well. «It’s nice to be able to play a couple of matches before Wimbledon starts.. I used to play at Queen’s before, now I’m too old to play so many games. For me it is perfect to be able to play a couple of games here, it helps me get used to the competition».