ATP Rotterdam: Stefanos Tsitsipas & Nenad Zimonjic suffer bad loss in team debut



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ATP Rotterdam: Stefanos Tsitsipas & Nenad Zimonjic suffer bad loss in team debut

Greek tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas and former doubles world No. 1 Nenad Zimonjic didn't have a perfect team debut in Rotterdam as they were easily beaten in their opener at the tournament. Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau, seeded at No.

4, made a light work of wildcards Tsitsipas and Zimonjic as they dropped just four games en route to claiming a 6-2 6-2 win in just 48 minutes of play. Rojer and Tecau made a strong start to the match as they broke Tsitsipas and Zimonjic twice in the first set and lost just two points on their serve in the entire set to easily claim the opener.

Rojer and Tecau continued to perform at a high level in the second set as well as they earned two breaks and saved the lone break point they faced to seal the win and book a quarterfinal ticket. Tsitsipas, seeded at No.

2, now turns his focus to his singles campaign as he is set for a tough Rotterdam opener against rising Polish star Hubert Hurkacz.