Men’s Professional Tennis (ATP) Tour World No. 2 Alexander Zverev (Germany) failed to advance to the quarterfinals of the Amro Open.
Zverev defeated Talon Griekspur (Netherlands, world No. 61) 1-2 (4-6 6-3 6) in the round of 16 singles at the ATP Tour 500 Series ABN Amro Open held in Rotterdam, Netherlands on the 16th (Korean time). -4) and lost.
Tsverev defeated Kwon Soon-woo (Dangjin City Hall, world No. 63) 2-0 (6-4 7-6 <7-4>) in the first round (round of 32) of the tournament held on the 14th.
Zverev, who finished runner-up at the 2020 US Open, rose to the top in 2021 at the ATP Finals, the ‘King of Kings’. In June of last year, he even rose to No. 2 in the world rankings, his personal best.
However, in the semifinals of last year’s French Open, he withdrew due to an ankle injury during the match with Rafael Nadal (Spain, world No. 6). After that, he was on the operating table and couldn’t stand on the court for a while.
Having recently returned to the court, he beat Soon-Woo Kwon in the first game of this tournament. However, in the round of 16, they lost to Griekspur, and advance to the quarterfinals was frustrated.
Griekspur will face the winner of the round of 16 match between Holger Hune (Denmark, world number 9) and Gis Brower (Netherlands, world number 160) in the quarterfinals.
World number 10 Hubert Hurkatz (Poland) also defeated Grigor Dmitrov (Bulgaria, world number 28) 0-2 (6-7<4-7> 6-7<5-7>) in the round of 16. lost.
Furkatz engaged in a tie-break match in the 1st and 2nd sets, but failed to advance to the quarterfinals due to being pushed back in a back-and-forth fight.
Dmitrov will compete against the winner of the round of 16 match between Maxime Cressy (USA, world number 40) and Alex Dminault (Australia, world number 25) to advance to the semifinals.
Former world No. 1 Carlos Alcaras (Spain), who returned from injury, defeated Laszlo Zere (Serbia, world No. 57) 2-1 (6-2 4) in the round of 16 of the ATP Tour 205 Series Argentina Open held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. -6 6-2).
Alkaras, winner of last year’s US Open, missed the Australian Open, his first Grand Slam event of the year, due to injury. Returning to the tour after 4 months, he made a fresh start by beating Jere.
Alkaras, the top seed in this tournament, will play against Dusan Lazovic (Serbia, world No. 90) in the quarterfinals. 메이저놀이터
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