For the first round of the ATP 500 of Find, Guido pella (62 °) could not with Lukas lacko (214 °) and said goodbye early with partials of 6-7 (5), 7-5 and 6-1 in two hours and 23 minutes of play. The Bahiense and Slovakia had a precedent with a victory for the Argentine in Vienna 2017.
After the defeat in the second round at Roland Garros against Marco Girón (75th) in four sets and the fall in his presentation in Stuttgart against Jordan Thompson (64th), Pella had passages of good tennis before giving up in the third set in the run-up to Wimbledon.
In other results of the day, Kei Nishikori beat Ricardas Berankis 6-3, 2-6 and 6-2 and will face Sebastian Korda in the next round. For his part, Gael Monfils suffered a defeat again, this time against Lloyd Harris by 6-4, 6-4.
Meanwhile, Daniil Medvedev, the main favorite in Germany, gave up Jan-Lennard Sruff 7-6 (6), 6-3 in the biggest surprise of the day.