Incredible comeback. Zverev defeated Griekspoor, coming back from 1:4 in the deciding set

Tennis news 01 june 2024, 13:37
Alex Olise Dailysports's expert Alex Olise
Incredible comeback. Zverev defeated Griekspoor, coming back from 1:4 in the deciding set Photo: x.com/rolandgarros

At Roland Garros today, June 1st, the third-round matches in the men's draw are taking place. On the Philippe Chatrier court, there was almost the first major upset of the tournament. Fifth seed Alexander Zverev clinched a victory in a five-set match against Tallon Griekspoor.

The match began with the German losing the first set, but he regrouped and confidently took the next two sets. The turning point came in the fourth set. The Dutch player, with the help of a break, managed to push the match into a deciding fifth set and was very close to causing an upset. Zverev came back from 1:4 down and secured the match with a strong tiebreak win.

Roland Garros, Round of 32
Alexander Zverev (Germany, 5) — Tallon Griekspoor (Netherlands, 25) — 3:6, 6:4, 6:2, 4:6, 7:6 (10:3).

In the fourth round, Zverev's opponent will be the winner of the match between Jozef Kovalik and Holger Rune. Their match has just started.

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