Roland Garros day 5 Recap: angels, demons, fools and winners!



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Roland Garros day 5 Recap: angels, demons, fools and winners!

The winner takes it all. Daniil Medvedev manages to overcome another obstacle at the Roland Garros 2022 and ensure he continues his adventure in the second Grand Slam of the season. Defeated Laslo Djere, however very uncomfortable customer on this surface.

The Russian is not very solid and has difficulties especially in the first set. Giving up the bar in the opening game is a sign that does not demoralize him. The performance of Iga Swiatek is simply impressive, bringing another challenge home without practically suffering.

6-0 6-2 clear, almost obvious, to the American Riske and the Polish first seed collects the 30th consecutive affirmation. Irina Begu protagonist of a madness. At the end of a game, Begu went angrily to her bench and nervously threw her racket, which, bouncing on the ground, hit a child.

A situation in some ways similar to the one that saw world number one Novak Djokovic as the protagonist at the US Open 2020. Begu who got away with a simple warning and even managed to bring home the victory.

The best and the worst from the Parisian Slam

Former champion Chris Evert spoke to Eurosport like this about Carlos Alcaraz: "I really like Alcaraz who is a very confident boy, he believes in his path and now I think it's only a matter of time before he wins not one.

but more Grand Slam titles. I don't see many teenagers with attitudes like his, it's really amazing. " Angels and demons on the seraphic lawns of Wimbledon. But who are the angels and who are the demons with such a fine line? It will be an upset Wimbledon that will be staged in this 2022.

From an organizational point of view, nothing will change, but there will be one major difference compared to previous years: the players will not earn points valid for the ranking. A courageous move the one taken by the ATP, which has found no better way to replicate the previous choice of the organizers of the Championships to ban the participation of Russian and Belarusian tennis players.

The non-assignment of ATP points, as is known, will be to the detriment of those who have reached the final stages of the tournament, above all Matteo Berrettini, but above all Novak Djokovic, who won it at Wimbledon 2021.

Nonetheless, the world number 1 did not hesitate to endorse the ATP ruling, which was greatly appreciated by former Australian tennis player Paul McNamee: "Incredibly selfless of Djokovic, as he had the most to lose. I think it's time he started getting credit for his integrity," he wrote on Twitter.