Juan Monaco Shock Retirement in Kitzbuhel



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Juan Monaco Shock Retirement in Kitzbuhel

Juan Monaco faced a clear moment of shock during the last clay court tournament of the season, played in Kitzbuhel. The Argentine was in control of his first round match against Robin Haase, having won the first set by 6-2 and having just started off the second set.

Then something happened. A weird gesture with his right wrist and Juan falls to the ground, shouting his pain, screaming, crying. Monaco was taken off court and taken care off, but currently we don't know if the injury will affect the rest of his season.

The highlights of the first set:
Here Juan battling with the pain:

Other first round results in Kitzbuhel include the first main draw win for young Australian Dennis Novak.

As a Wild Card, the 21-year-old beat Aljaz Bedene in three sets. All first round results in Kitzbuhel: Santiago Giraldo (Colombia) beat Rogerio Dutra Silva (Brazil) 7-5 6-2
Robin Haase (Netherlands) beat 5-Juan Monaco (Argentina) 2-6 1-1 (Monaco retired)
Dennis Novak (Austria) beat Aljaz Bedene (Britain) 6-7(2) 6-4 6-1
Paul-Henri Mathieu (France) beat Kenny De Schepper (France) 6-2 6-2
Diego Schwartzman (Argentina) beat 8-Albert Ramos (Spain) 6-3 6-4
Federico Delbonis (Argentina) beat Pablo Carreno (Spain) 7-5 6-4 ALSO READ Toni Nadal explains what happened with Fabio Fognini