Stuttgart: Pair fall from entry against Sonego and announces a break

Marie Mahé, Media365, published on Monday, June 06, 2022 at 6:13 p.m.

This Monday, for his entry into the running in Stuttgart, the French Benoît Paire, 80th player in the world, was eliminated by the Italian Lorenzo Sonego, 32nd player in the world and seeded n ° 6, in two sets (7-5, 6 -2) and 1h18 of play. The Habs then announced that they were taking a break.

A small turn and then goes away. This Monday, the Frenchman Benoît Paire, 80th player in the world, was eliminated by the Italian Lorenzo Sonego, 32nd player in the world and seeded n°6, in the first round of the ATP 250 tournament in Stuttgart, Germany, on grass, in two innings (7-5, 6-2) and 1h18 of play. In the first round, the Frenchman had yet broken the first, from the start, on his second opportunity, before however being unbroken in stride. At 2-2, the Habs again made the break, this time white to then find themselves, at 5-4, to serve for the win of this first round. Benoît Paire was therefore unable to conclude, losing, at that time, his service, then the last, this time white, to see his opponent for a day seize this first round (7-5).

Three defeats in a row for Paire

Finally, in the second and final set, the lower ranked of the two lost two of his serves. A first at 2-1, then a second and last at the worst of times. And more precisely at 5-2 in favor of the Italian. This therefore allowed the Transalpine to conclude, even if he took it twice for that (6-2). In the next round, Lorenzo Sonego will face the German Jan-Lennard Struff, 103rd player in the world and beneficiary of a wild card, winner in the first round of the American Marcos Giron, 53rd player in the world, in three sets (7-5, 5-7, 7-6 (8)) and 2h10 of play For Benoît Paire, this is a third defeat in a row, he who had also been eliminated from the start during his last outing, and more precisely on the side of Roland-Garros. Immediately after, the French published a story on his account instagram official, in which he is rather clear: “Tennis break for an indefinite period…”

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