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Zizou Bergs bravely defends himself but does not survive baptism of fire at Wimbledon |  Wimbledon

Zizou Bergs bravely defends himself but does not survive baptism of fire at Wimbledon | Wimbledon

Zizou Bergs 146
Jack Draper 94

Zizou Bergs (ATP-146) lost his first match on grass at Wimbledon. Britain’s Jack Draper (ATP-94) was too strong for our compatriot in three sets for his crowd, who sometimes showed himself with great tennis.

There were few signs of tension in Zizou Bergs. From the start, he explained why he was involved in the Wimbledon main draw. However, that didn’t lead to the Belgian’s breaking chance, which his opponent gave him and won: 4-6.

Same story in set 2. Bergs followed Jack Draper’s pace in his service games, but had no answer against the Briton’s hard serve. After a gentle run, the host player pulled the card a second time.

Sacrifice for our fellow warrior. Draper steamed, Berg was immediately set for the chase. He even got his first break and turned it into 2-3 in the third set. A welcome adrenaline rush for the Belgian.

Zizou Bergs forced a tiebreak in set 3, but had to admit his superiority over his opponent. The Belgian leaves his first Wimbledon with his head held high.

  1. 5 p.m. 43. Same story in the second set. Not only does Zizou Bergs and Jack Draper give some chances for a break. Until 4-4, the Belgian could dominate his service game, but then the Briton switched gear. After a nice run, Draper went through the Bergs Services game. Our compatriot offered some resistance and went to 30-0 in the next game. But then the errors piled up, the score: 6-4 for the second time. †
  2. 5 pm 10. Berg loses sensational set 1. Zizou Berg makes a strong impression on his first pass on grass at Wimbledon. Against Jack Draper, the house player, he is forced to no chance of breaking in Group 1, but he shows himself in his service games. The Briton decorated and exploited a break point and took the first set: 4-6. †
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