20-year-old Jack Draper forced Alex de Minaur’s favorite Alex de Minaur to work hard in his second round match at the 2022 Grand Prix Wimbledon on grass. Another Briton, Liam Brody, lost a surprise and defeated seed Diego Schwartzman.

Marcin Mutica

Liam Brody

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Jack Draper is the great hope of British tennis. The 20-year-old is being created in his homeland to be the successor to Andy Murray. He has a lot of potential and he presented it on Thursday. In the second round of Wimbledon 2022, he had an excellent duel with Alex de Minaur. In the end he lost 7:5, 6:7 (0), 2:6, 3:6, but he made a great impression.

De Minaur, a favorite in the game, had to put in a lot of effort. The breakout moment was the second set, as the Australian defended himself against a serve loss, then turned the scales in his favour in breaking the tie. In the next two matches, the 23-year-old from Sydney had already gained an even greater advantage and gave his opponent just five matches.

And in the third round, seeded 19, De Minaur, who made 14 aces, six breaks and 36 goals on Thursday, will face another Briton, Liam Brody.

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Brody on Thursday was inclined to surprise. The representative of the wild card defeated the hosts, after a battle that lasted almost four hours, 6:2, 4:6, 0:6, 7:6 (6), 6:1 Diego Schwartzman, championship “12”. For the 28-year-old from Stockport, this is his first promotion to the third round of a Grand Slam event.

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Due to the rains, the duels between Maxime Creasy, Jack Sock, Dennis Novak and Jason Kubler were interrupted and postponed. Tennis players will resume the competition on Friday.

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

Second round of singles:

Alex de Minaur (Australia, 19) beat Jack Draper (UK) 5-7, 7-6 (0), 6-2, 6-3.
Liam Brody (UK, WC) beat Diego Schwartzman (Argentina, 12) 6-2, 4-6, 0-6, 7-6 (6), 6-1.
Maxime Creasy (USA) – Jack Sock (USA, Q) 4:6, 4:6 *complete
Dennis Novak (Austria, Q) B Jason Kobler (Australia, Q) 3:6, 4:6, 4:5* Completed

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