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Hopman Cup: David Goffin and Elise Mertens beat Spain after dominant doubles match | Hopman Cup

The Hopman Cup, the tennis tournament for mixed national teams, is back. Elise Mertens and David Goffin defend the Belgian colors on the gravel in Nice. In their second game they beat Spain, with number 1 Carlos Alcaraz.

Belgium – Spain (2-1) Elise Mertens Rebeka Masarova 2-1 (7-6, 2-6, 10-5) David Goffin Carlos Alcaraz 1-2 (6-4, 4-6, 8-10) Mertens/Goffin Masarova/Alcaraz 2-0 (6-3, 6-1) 23 hours 58.22 hours 49.22 hours 46. Mertens and Goffin get the job done together. In the singles match against Goffin, Alcaraz was able to straighten things out by class, in the doubles the number 1 in the world simply had to undergo the law of the strongest. The Spaniards started their mixed doubles match with a false note and immediately lost their service game. Not that it meant a drama, because a beak party followed. Belgium came out on top: 6-3. Elise Mertens and David Goffin steamed through in set two. They gave the Spaniards just one more game on their way to a dominant victory. It remains to be seen what Croatia will do against Spain tomorrow to determine who will advance in the Hopman Cup. .

Mertens and Goffin get the job done together

In the singles match against Goffin, Alcaraz was able to straighten things out by class, in the doubles the number 1 in the world simply had to undergo the law of the strongest.

The Spaniards started their mixed doubles match with a false note and immediately lost their service game. Not that it meant a drama, because a beak party followed. Belgium came out on top: 6-3.

Elise Mertens and David Goffin steamed through in set two. They gave the Spaniards just one more game on their way to a dominant victory. It remains to be seen what Croatia will do against Spain tomorrow to determine who will advance in the Hopman Cup.

21 hours 14. Goffin scores a nice point against Alcaraz:. 20 hours 24.

Goffin scores a nice point against Alcaraz:

20:03. Alcaraz makes up for 4-0 in a super tie break. Twice in a row, Alcaraz corrected a lopsided situation against Goffin. The Spaniard immediately faced a 4-0 deficit in the super tie break to 10. Alcaraz made it 4-4. Goffin now snuck away a point each time (5-4, 6-5, 8-7), but the last 3 points were for the Wimbledon winner: 8-10 after 1 hour and 45 minutes. This was Alcaraz’s first appearance since winning Wimbledon last Sunday. It is now 1-1 after the 2 singles. The mixed doubles will soon have to make the verdict. .

Alcaraz makes up for 4-0 in a super tie break

Twice in a row, Alcaraz corrected a lopsided situation against Goffin. The Spaniard immediately faced a 4-0 deficit in the super tie break to 10.

Alcaraz made it 4-4. Goffin now snuck away a point each time (5-4, 6-5, 8-7), but the last 3 points were for the Wimbledon winner: 8-10 after 1 hour and 45 minutes.

This was Alcaraz’s first appearance since winning Wimbledon last Sunday.

It is now 1-1 after the 2 singles. The mixed doubles will soon have to make the verdict.

8pm .19pm 59. Goffin unable to cash early service break. David Goffin reached out for a stunt win by going straight through Alcaraz’s service in the first game of the 2nd set. Our compatriot ran 3-1, but Alcaraz raised his level just in time and won 5 of the next 6 games. The number 1 broke to 3-3, but immediately got a rebreak, which he answered with another break on “love”: 4-4. At 4-5, Goffin had to serve to stay in the set, but Alcarar gave him a break on “love”: 4-6. A supertiebreak must decide the game. .

Goffin cannot capitalize on early service break

David Goffin reached out for a stunt win by going straight through Alcaraz’s service in the first game of the 2nd set.

Our compatriot ran 3-1, but Alcaraz raised his level just in time and won 5 of the next 6 games.

The number 1 broke to 3-3, but immediately got a rebreak, which he answered with another break on “love”: 4-4. At 4-5, Goffin had to serve to stay in the set, but Alcarar gave him a break on “love”: 4-6.

A supertiebreak must decide the game.

7:20 pm. Goffin takes first set. The clay of Nice is not the grass of Wimbledon. David Goffin takes the first set against Carlos Alcaraz. The Belgian saw an early break erased, but went through the service of the number 1 again. Result: 6-4 and halfway a stunt. .

Goffin takes first set

The clay of Nice is not the grass of Wimbledon. David Goffin takes the first set against Carlos Alcaraz. The Belgian saw an early break erased, but went through the service of the number 1 again. Result: 6-4 and halfway a stunt.

7 pm 3.18 pm 4 pm David Goffin will soon start his match against the number 1 in the world and Wimbledon winner Carlos Alcaraz. Can he pull off an absolute stunt? .

David Goffin will soon start his match against the number 1 in the world and Wimbledon winner Carlos Alcaraz. Can he pull off an absolute stunt?

6:13 pm. Elise Mertens beats Masarova. Elise Mertens – just like yesterday against Croatia – gave Belgium the lead in the game against Spain. The number 30 in the world needed a “super tiebreak” for that. The match started evenly against Rebeka Masarova. The number 72 in the world followed the pace of our compatriot, but eventually cracked in the tiebreak: 7-3. Then she took the second set. Mertens quickly fell behind and could no longer straighten his back. So she prepared for the super tiebreak. She quickly steamed through to 10-5, good for 2-1 in sets and the Belgian lead against Spain. .

Elise Mertens beats Masarova

Elise Mertens – just like yesterday against Croatia – gave Belgium the lead in the game against Spain. The number 30 in the world needed a “super tiebreak” for that.

The match started evenly against Rebeka Masarova. The number 72 in the world followed the pace of our compatriot, but eventually cracked in the tiebreak: 7-3.

Then she took the second set. Mertens quickly fell behind and could no longer straighten his back. So she prepared for the super tiebreak. She quickly steamed through to 10-5, good for 2-1 in sets and the Belgian lead against Spain.

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