Kyrgios saves himself against Djere and meets Bautista in Mallorca

Nick Kyrgiosone of the stars of Mallorca Championship, the tournament that presents the most attractive draw in the week before Wimbledon, has overcome a difficult situation in its debut. The Australian lost the first set against the Serbian Dear and then he failed to break his rival’s serve, although he ended up winning 5-7, 7-6 (1) and 7-6 (1), in 137 minutes of play.

Kyrgios conect 24 aces and reached 78% effectiveness with the first serve, but his rival was up to his level: he only conceded two break balls -Nick conceded eight- and saved them. The Canberra tennis player gave the public some spoon serves and ‘willis’ -hitting back under the legs, popularized by Guillermo Vilas- but he played a very serious game.

“It was a very tough match, Laslo is a tough competitor. We have grown together since juniors, he is a great rival. funny a lot with this fans and I’m happy to have won”, said the Australian. In the second round he will face Roberto Bautista. Pablo Carreo, the other Spanish representative in this round, will face the Swiss Bellier. The world number 1, Daniil Medvedev, will make his debut there, and he will play against Aslan Karatsev. So will Stefanos Tsitsipas, in front of Ilya Ivashka.

In other meetings, Marcos Girn beat Botic Van der Zandschulp 6-7, 6-4, 7-6, Sebastian Bez beat Jordan Thompson 6-4, 6-4 and Daniel Altmaier beat Dusan Lajovic 7-5, 7-6. In doubles, Carreo and Munar defeated Gonzlez and Molteni 7-6 (4) and 7-6 (5), and the emerging team made up of David Vega and Brazilian Rafael Matos beat Griekspoor and Van der Zandschulp 6-3 and 7. -6 (4).

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