From surprise to surprise, the Olympic tennis tournament continues to lose seeds, now including the third seed in the seed, Stefanos Tsitsipas
TOKYO – French Ugo Humbert, 23, eliminated this Wednesday Stefanos Tsitsipas of the Olympic tennis tournament by beating the Greek, third favorite in Tokyo 2020, by the score of 2-6, 7-6 (4) and 6-2,
From surprise to surprise, the Olympic tennis tournament continues to lose seeds. The ease with which Tsitsipas, number 4 in the world, took the first set did not presage such an adverse result for the Greek.
In the second round there were no service breaks and everything was decided in the tiebreaker, which fell on the Frenchman’s side. The Greek accused the setback and, with less and less strength in a hot and humid day, bowed in the third set after giving up his serve twice.
Humbert He will face the Russian in the quarterfinals Karen khachanov, executioner of the Argentine Diego schwartzman.