Medvedev complies and Shapovalov stamps against Rune

Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - May 24, 2022 Russia's Daniil Medvedev signs autographs for fans after winning his first round match against Argentina's Facundo Bagnis REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Daniil Medvedev began his participation in Roland Garros, a tournament in which his balance until 2021 was 0-4, with a comfortable victory (triple 6-2 in 1h38) against Facundo Bagnis32-year-old Argentine and 103rd in the world, who played diminished, with a cumbersome bandage on his right thigh.

The Russian had only played one match this season on clay, in Lyon, and lost it against Frenchman Gasquet. With this victory he levels that balance that started so badly in the Parisian Grand Slam and that improved when last year the number two reached the quarterfinals (5-5 now). Medvedev, who He had just undergone surgery to undergo surgery for a hernia, he added 12 aces for a total of 35 winning shots. In the second round, he will face Serbian Djere on Thursday.

Shapovalov crashes

Among the favorites, the firecracker was given by Denis Shapovalov (seeded 14th), who after beating Rafa Nadal in Rome, stamped in Paris against the young Norwegian Holger Vitus Nodskov Runewho also beat him in two sleeves (6-3, 6-1 and 7-6 (4) in two hours). The Canadian is not good at Roland Garros. In fact, he has yet to get past the second round in four appearances, so there can be no talk of a morrocotuda surprise either. His 53 unforced errors, as opposed to Rune’s 19, tipped the scales. The boy is waiting for the Italian Zeppieri or the Polish Hurkacz.

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