Rafael Nadal lost the set again, but defeated Ricardas Beranques and advanced to the third round of the 2022 Grand Slam Wimbledon on grass. Stefanos Tsitsipas will face Nick Kyrgios in the 1/16 finals, and Denis Shapovalov is eliminated.

Marcin Mutica

Rafael Nadal

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The start of Wimbledon 2022 is not as fun for Rafael Nadal as a walk in the park. He lost a set to Francisco Cerondolo in the opening. On Thursday, in the second round match with Ricardasi Beranques, the story was repeated – the Spaniard lost the match again, but in the end he could enjoy the victory in the whole match (6:4, 6:4, 4:6, 6:3).

He may still not be impressive with his form, but he wins and with each victory he approaches his third Grand Slam win this season and keeps the chances of winning a Classic Grand Slam, which no one has achieved since 1969 and accomplished. Rod Laver.

The 36-year-old generated 12 aces, four breaks and 34 winners on Thursday. In the third round, Nadal will face second seed Lorenzo Sonego. Italy, in the tournament “27”, Hugo Gaston was eliminated.

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Stefanos Tsitsipas won without losing a set. Ranked fourth, the Greek sent five aces, used six of his 11 break points, sent 29 finish points, and under the No. 1 court cap won 6-2, 6-3, 7-5 with Jordan Thompson.

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Thus, in the third round, there will be a blow – Tsitsipas will face Nick Kyrgios. The standoff balance is 3-1 for the Australian, who also won his last game – two weeks ago on grass in Halle.

Denis Shapovalov, who reached the semi-finals last year, was eliminated. Marked as the number 13, the Canadian lost his order four times and lost 2:6, 6:4, 1:6, 6:7 (6) to Brandon Nakashima. The American will play Daniel Elahi Galan at his premiere in the 1/16 Finals of Wimbledon.

For the first time in his career, Jenson Broxby also scored in the 1/16 Finals of Tournaments. Ranked 29th, the American beat Benjamin Ponzi 7:6 (4), 6:4, 6:4 on Thursday. His next challenger will be Christian Garin, who gave only five Jewels to Hugo Grenier, the “lucky loser” in the playoffs.

Wimbledon, London (UK)
Grand Slam grass field total prize money 40.35 million pounds
Thursday 30 June

Second round of singles:

Rafael Nadal (Spain, 2) beat Ricardas Berankes (Lithuania) 6-4, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3.
Stefanos Tsitsipas (Greece 4) beat Jordan Thompson (Australia) 6-2, 6-3, 7-5.
Lorenzo Sonego (Italy, 27) beat Hugo Gaston (France) 7-6 (4) 6-4 6-4
Jenson Broxby (USA, 29) vs. Benjamin Ponzi (France) 7-6 (3) 7-5, 6-3.
Brandon Nakashima (US) beat Denis Shapovalov (Canada, 13) 6-2, 4:6, 6:1, 7:6 (6)
Christian Garin (Chile) beat Hugo Grenier (France) 6-3, 6-1, 6-1.

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