The world's sixth seed has sensationally exited in the third round of the French Open

Tennis news 31 may 2024, 09:56
Steven Perez Dailysports's expert Steven Perez
The world's sixth seed has sensationally exited in the third round of the French Open The world's sixth seed has sensationally exited in the third round of the French Open

In the third round of the Roland Garros tennis tournament, the world’s sixth-ranked player, Andrey Rublev, faced Italy's Matteo Arnaldi (ranked 35th in the ATP).

The first set was incredibly tense and went to a tiebreak, which was equally competitive. Ultimately, Arnaldi claimed the set 7-6, winning the tiebreak 8-6. In the second set, the Italian encountered little resistance from his opponent and secured a 2-0 lead in the match. Rublev needed to win the third set to stay in the game. Although he started well, he couldn't maintain his advantage. Matteo Arnaldi triumphed 6-4, taking the third set.

Thus, a major upset occurred at Roland Garros as the world’s sixth-ranked player, Andrey Rublev, lost 3-0 to Matteo Arnaldi (ranked 35th ATP) and exited the tournament. The Italian will play against the winner of the Zhang/Tsitsipas match in the next round.

Roland Garros - Third Round

Rublev - Arnaldi (6-7, 2-6, 4-6)

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