Haase loses no chance of Nadal, also Hogenkamp stranded in Paris


Haase loses no chance of Nadal, also Hogenkamp stranded in Paris

Robin Haase has Wednesday off at Roland Garros. The Hagenaar was in the second round match against Rafael Nadal.

Where Haase seven years ago at Wimbledon in his first confrontation with Nadal at a Grand Slam tournament is still an exciting vijfsetter knew, he was there Wednesday on centre court in Paris is not in a set to tackle against the Spanish world champions: 6-1, 6-4 and 6-3.

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

The number four of the plaatsingslijst, negenvoudig winner of the French event, pulled out the first set within 26 minutes to (6-1).

Haase, the world number 46, provided 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 he could not enjoy it. Nadal broke him at 3-2 and got to 5-3 at the service of the Dutch 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 number 63 of the world.


Earlier on Wednesday lost to Richel Hogenkamp in the second round with a 6-3 and 6-4 of the Belgian Elise Mertens. Despite the defeat the Doetinchemse look back on a successful tournament.

They won three parties in the qualification and made his debut in the main diagram with a fine victory to Jelena Janković, the former aanvoerster 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 WTA rankings. She 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 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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