Tsonga slipped out five sets against the new hope of tennis
Jo-Wilfred Tsonga needed five sets and 3 hours and 37 minutes to qualify for the third round of the Australian Open. Frenchman Denis Shapovalov, 18, defeated 18-year-old 6:3, 1:6, 7:6 (4), 7:5 and awaits the winner of the duel between Nick Kirough and Victor Troitski.
Tsonga lost 2:5 in the fifth set and the Canadian dominated after a break in the second game. The 32-year-old Frenchman, however, has the strength to turn the set and five consecutive games to win. Shapovalov served for the match by question for soccer picks
at 5:3, but only scored a first serve and his rival took advantage of it. `Of course I`m tired, but I`m very happy, I was fighting hard today, it`s not easy to play against these youngsters, they throw for every ball and it`s hard to defend myself, ` said Tsonga. final game at Melbourne in 2008
Marin Cilic had no such problems. Underweight 6 Croat win 6:1, 7:5, 6:2 against Joao Sousa. He started brilliantly, losing only two points to his serve and scored seven aces in the first set and ended it in 21 minutes. The Portuguese showed more serious resistance in the second part, but broke through the 11th game. Cilic also broke in at the start of the third set, which was quite a crush on his opponent. He will argue with the American Ryan Harrison for a place in the eighth finals.
Pablo Karenio Busha will face Giel Mueller in the third round. The Spaniard led with 6:2, 3:0 when Gilles Simon gave up on injury. Muller had to play five sets against Malek Jaziris from Tunisia, but he was successful with 7:5, 6:4, 6:7 (5), 3:6, 6:2.
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