Haase hopeless collapse against Nadal, also Hogenkamp stranded in Paris

Haase hopeless collapse against Nadal, also Hogenkamp stranded in Paris

Robin Haase is Wednesday off in the second round of Roland Garros. The 30-year-old Hagenaar had on the centre court in Paris has no chance against Rafael Nadal: 1-6, 4-6 and 3-6. Richel Hogenkamp ran aground also in the second round.

Haase reached on Sunday easy in the second round in three sets to deal with the Australian Alex de Minaur. Against Nadal had Haase not only views on the victory.

The fourth seeded Spaniard, negenvoudig winner of the Grand Slam tournament, pulled out the first set within 26 minutes to: 6-1. Nadal leaned on his stable service and awarded Haase in the whole match, no breakpoint.

Haase, the no. 46 in the world, offered in the second set with more resistance and hit seven more winners than in the first company. Nadal, however, had one of his two created breakpoints is enough to the lead pack and his margin in the sets to two to increase (6-4).


In the third set, picked up Haase even take the lead but a very long time could the Dutchman do not enjoy. Nadal broke him at 3-2 and got on the service of Haase to 5-3 with a match point.

Haase struck at that crucial moment a double fault, giving him his adventure at Roland Garros in the minor closed.

Nadal in the third round against the Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili, the global number 63.


Earlier on Wednesday lost Hogenkamp in two sets of the Belgian Elise Mertens (6-3 and 6-4). Despite the defeat, the Dutch look back on a successful tournament.

They won three parties in the qualification and made his debut in the tournament with a nice victory to Jelena Janković, the former number one of the world.

By the good performance debuts Hogenkamp about a week and a half for the first time in the top hundred of the world rankings. The 25-year-old Farm is now the global number 105.

Earlier in the day lost to Kiki Bertens in the second round. The halvefinaliste of last year went surprisingly crashed against the American Catherine Bellis, making the women’s tournament goes without Dutch players.

Hogenkamp down against Mertens

Elise Mertens was Wednesday too strong for Richel Hogenkamp.

The Dutch lost 6-3 and 6-4.

In the previous round won Hogenkamp still clever of Jelena Janković.

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Hogenkamp could get her off partly due to her physically. In the first set against the 21-year-old Mertens had the care on the job and she got a pill. She lost that set 6-3.

At the beginning of the third set snapped Hogenkamp. They broke Mertens and came on a 3-0 lead. Then it was Mertens who the service was with 5-4 for came.

The number sixty of the world broke Hogenkamp then again. She won the second set with 6-4 and ending the first adventure of Hogenkamp in Roland Garros.

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