Tennis tournament in Berlin: Haas loses the Mini-Comeback

Tommy Haas was after three years of Tennis-retirement close to a Surprise in it, but also the 42-Year-old could not provide at the start of the two Invitational

Tennis tournament in Berlin: Haas loses the Mini-Comeback

Tommy Haas was after three years of Tennis-retirement close to a Surprise in it, but also the 42-Year-old could not provide at the start of the two Invitational tournaments in Berlin for a German victory. All four German participants were eliminated on Monday in the quarter-finals, so that the restart was successful, especially from a hygienic point of view. Because even a few Fans would have deserved the kick-off in the Steffi-Graf-Stadion. Tournament Director Barbara Rittner noted on Monday, however, relieved: "It's a start. So far – toi, toi, toi is running well.“

From the allowed 800 spectators – who had to pay between 120 and 150 Euro came according to the organizer, 480, to the beautifully located traditional course in the Grunewald. They saw an entertaining and good Tennis. Haas the past week in his Short Comeback against the 18-year-old South Tyrolean Jannik Sinner when 4:6, 6:3, 8:10 just missed the victory. "Awesome, was a lot of fun," said Haas, who was very pleased with himself, however, admitted: "The body is trying to recover."

the midday, the first quarter-final, lost to Germany's number two Jan-Lennard Struff with 3:6, 6:3, 7:10 against the Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut, offered a handsome lawn tennis. The Chance for the Berlin-stroll before the tournament in a Hangar of the airport Tempelhof from Friday Struff but now, it's only between the plant and Hotel-and-forth.

Thiem with a side-swipe against Kyrgios

bad luck had Görges Julia, she twisted in the Match against Anastasija Sevastova from Latvia and had to give up when the score was 3:6, 3:4. To conclude, Andrea lost to Petkovic, the two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova from the Czech Republic 4:6, 1:6. The Top Quartet of the world ranking list to third parties Dominic Thiem playing against Sinner, engages in the semi-finals this Tuesday (12: 00/Eurosport and Servus TV). Then the Italians Matteo Berrettini on Bautista Agut meets, with the ladies of the Ukraine Jelina Switolina against Sevastova and the Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens against Kvitova play.

Updated Date: 13 July 2020, 14:19

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