Anderson very powerful – Thiem began with a defeat
LONDON. ATP-Finals: Austria's tennis player will now tremble after the miserable debut in London for participation in the semi-final.
Tennis tennis player Dominic Thiem also lost his opening match at the third ATP final in London yesterday, so he returned to his wall on Tuesday. 25-year-old Niederösterreicher, 108: 3: 6 and 6: 7 (10) and defeated Kevin Anderson from the Vienna win.
The 25-year-old said, "I'm disappointed that there is nothing, but the differences are too small, so defeat is not the end of the world, because I still have every chance." Said. Now Roger Federer (Sz / 2) and Kei Nishikori (Jpn / 7) "Lleyton Hewitt" faced a loser in the round robin group. Only the winners and contestants participate in the semi-finals.
Thiem began his third masters, but the program. In the first open title (St. Petersburg) and at the Masters 1000 event in Paris-Bercy, the French Open finalist, with a significant increase in the semifinals, was only a shadow in the first set. Both service and return, Thiem was far from the best. Anderson, after 41 minutes, set a single break to 3: 1.
The parade was two very different and much more exciting: Thiem served better, at the same time it was strong on the way back, and the maid dropped a little bit at the beginning of Anderson.
Thiem worked backhand and started shooting his first aces. As a result, Günter Bresnik's protest would have had the chance to overlap Anderson's third win. But it turned out different.
Cannot use set balls
Thie in Tiebreak already led with 3: 1, but saw his first match point in 5: 6. In addition to his parents Karin and Wolfgang Thiem, he won 7: 6 and 9: 8 in front of his girlfriend Kiki Mladenovic after the defense of his second match. But Aufschlager, eleven and twelve and the third match point was Anderson & # 39; di. Once again, Thiem struggled with an ace for 10:10, but at 11:10 for Anderson, he finished again with an ace.
ATP Finals London ($ 8.5 million, Hart): single, Hewitt group: Kevin Anderson (Rsa / 4) – Dominic Thiem (D / 6) 6: 3, 7: 6 (10). Couple, group "Llodra / Santoro": Jamie Murray / Bruno Soares (Gb / Bra / 4) – Raven Klaasen / Michael Venus (Rsa / Nzl / 6) 7: 6 (5), 4: 6, 10: 5.
Czech women guarantee FED Cup again
Early Victory: The Czech tennis women once again have their own classes in the Fed Cup final. In the final against the champions defending the United States in Prague, home teams did not pass 3-0 as the winners of the traditional team competition.
Winning Streak: The decisive third point was against Katerina Siniakova with a 7: 5, 5: 7, 7: 5 win against Sofia Ken. Siniakova also won his first single against Alison Riske on Saturday. Barbora Strycova was initially beating Kenin. It was the sixth victory in the last eight years for the Czech Republic. Williams was lost in the US, which won 17 times including his sister Serena and Venus.