Artigo

Del Potro stunned by Tiafoe at Delray Beach Open

23 Fevereiro 2018 06:15

There was a big upset at the Delray Beach Open after second seed Juan Martin del Potro suffered a last-16 loss to wildcard Frances Tiafoe.

Back in the top 10, there were high hopes for Del Potro this week but the 2011 champion was upstaged by 20-year-old American Tiafoe 7-6 (8-6) 4-6 7-5 Thursday.

Tiafoe showed glimpses of his raw talent against Del Potro in his straight-sets loss to the Argentine star at the Australian Open last month.

But Tiafoe produced a performance beyond his years to reach the quarter-finals, firing down 17 aces and saving 14 of 16 break points as he thwarted the 2009 US Open champion.

Standing in the way of Tiafoe and the semi-finals is South Korean star and eighth seed Hyeon Chung.

Chung, who sensationally reached the Australian Open semis, was too good for qualifier Franko Skugor 6-4 7-6 (7-4).

Hard-hitting Canadian Denis Shapovalov also advanced with a 6-7 (6-8) 6-4 6-4 win over Jared Donaldson.

Shapovalov – the youngest player in the draw at 18 years of age – needed two hours, 25 minutes to see off the American.

Next up for Shapovalov is Taylor Fritz, who defeated veteran Mikhail Youzhny 6-1 4-6 6-3.

Últimas notícias

21 Junho 2018

 07:51
 07:00
 06:14
 04:55
 04:53
 03:34
 03:30
 01:48
 01:47
 00:31
 00:30
 00:21

20 Junho 2018

 23:52
 23:50
 23:36
 23:32
 23:11
 22:57
 22:55
 22:45
 22:23
 22:13
 21:59
 21:43
 21:07
 21:03
 20:52
 20:44
 20:36
 20:19
 20:12
 20:10
 20:03
 19:50
 19:09
 18:59
 18:55
 18:52
 18:30
 18:06
 18:03
 17:59
 17:34
 17:18
 17:14
 17:05
 17:03
 17:00
 16:59
 16:51
 16:45
 16:33
 16:32
 16:05
 16:01
 15:44
 15:36
 15:27
 14:40
 14:11
 14:03
 13:47
 12:52
 11:51
 11:42
 11:40
 11:22
 11:08
 11:00
 11:00