ATP – Rome – Tsitsipas in pain, stops by Goffin, Wawrinka, Sinner … # IBI22 #Zverev #Christmas #Tsitsipas #Tennis #ATP

the 1000 Masters of Rome continues this Wednesday with the end of the second round and the entry into the race of the great headliners. beaten by Carlos Alcaraz in the quarterfinals in Madrid, Rafael Nadal he arrived eagerly at the Foro Italico. The Spaniard is aiming for a 9th title which would do him a lot of good as he gets closer Roland Garros. This Wednesday has started very strong against Joan Isner.

The teaser of the ATP / WTA tournament in Rome 2022

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Rafa drowns Isner and rushes to Shapovalov

imperial, Rafa corrected the giant 6-3, 6-1. Strong, he took Isner’s service 4 times. Not bad. It will be a duel against Denis Shapovalov in the round of 16. The Christmas opportunity to gain momentum. As a reminder, this is the last chance for the Mallorcan to gain victories and confidence against Roland-Garros. Therefore, this tournament is very important.

Zverev shoots Baez, Tsitsipas is frightened

Finalist in Spain last week, Alexander Zverev he is still looking for his first trophy of the season. Head of series number 2 of the Roman test, will face Sascha Sebastià Baez this Wednesday. The Argentine left the standings before winning his 1st round against Tallon Griekspoor in three rounds. He recently won his first ATP 250 in Estoril. This Wednesday, the pace has been too high for the Argentine. The German won without hesitation by 7-6 (6), 6-3 after 1:30 of play. Stefanos Tsitsipas played with tag number 4. He emerged victorious from a tricky entry into the race against the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov. The Greek could have folded the meeting much faster. He served for the game in the second set before collapsing. His mind did not let go in the third round, as the two match points saved. Final score 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (4) after 2:40 of the match.

Stan Wawrinka will play free, Schwartzman removed, little concern for Goffin

After a year of rehabilitation and fitness, Stanislas Wawrinka has finally been rewarded! The Vaudois began his victory victoriously 1000 Masters of Rome versus Reilly Opelka3-6, 7-5, 6-2. Stan had not won for 456 days. He went to theAustralian Open 2021 versus Pedro Sousa. Released, rubbed with Laslo Djere in the second round on Wednesday.

David Goffin, with excellent dynamics, worried this Wednesday. Visibly embarrassed by his back, he suffered a 6-0 lead in the first set against the talented Jenson Brooksby calling the physiotherapist several times. Luckily, the Liege looked much better in the second but still lost in the tie-break (6-0, 7-6). In other meetings, Diego Schwartzman discarded with the lucky loser Marcos Giron. The Argentine was surprised by the level of play of the American. He lost strongly in straight sets 6-1, 7-6 (4). As to Pablo Carreño Bustaexploded against Karen Khachanov, 6-4, 2-6, 6-1. Finally, an Italian duel will delight the Foro Italico in a night session at the Central. Fabio Fognini will try to drop seed number 10 Jannik Sinner.

Wednesday program in Rome

Central track

From 11 a.m.

[2] Alexander Zverev (GER) – [Q] Sebastian Baez (ARG) 7-6 (6), 6-3

[3] Rafael Nadal (ESP) – John Isner (USA) 6-3, 6-1

Not before 7 p.m.

Fabio Fognini (ITA) – [10] Jannik Sinner (ITA)

Grand Stand Arena

From 12 h.

Karen Khachanov (RUS) – [15] Pablo Carreño Busta (ESP) 6-4, 2-6, 6-1

[4] Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) – Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (4)

Not before 7 p.m.

Marin Cilic (CRO) – [9] Cameron Norrie (GBR)

Pietrangeli

From 1 p.m.

[LL] Marcos Giron (USA) – [12] Diego Schwartzman (ARG) 6-1, 7-6 (4)

[Q] Laslo Djere (SRB) – [PR] Stan Wawrinka (SUI)

Curt 1

From 1 p.m.

Alex De Minaur (AUS) – Tommy Paul (USA) 7-5, 6-4

Jenson Brooksby (USA) – David Goffin (BEL) 6-0, 7-6 (1)

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