French Open: Tim kills host in 5 sets and brings Schwarzman into the last eight

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 French Open: Tim kills host in 5 sets and brings Schwarzman into the last eight


Gaston, who holds a wild card, currently ranks 239th in the world. The 20-year-old has never won a single Tour victory before this years French Open. However, after beating off three time Grand Slam champion wallinka in the third round, Gaston dragged Tim, the new comer US Open champion, into five sets. Gastons bold net small ball tactics and superb lob let Tim repeatedly get into trouble, so that the Austrian player who had not lost a set in the previous three rounds almost suffered Waterloo.

Tim broke in each of the first two sets. In the third set, he was the first to break after the score was tied, and the tenacious Gaston continued to resist tenaciously, Tim failed in the 12th inning of the bound. Gaston cashed in the only break in the set in the fourth inning. In the decisive set, the two men deadlocked to the eighth inning, Gastons small ball in front of the net failed to cross the net, so Tim got a 5-3 lead. The No. 3 seed entered the serve winning game, and he saved the break point and killed Gastons final counterattack. Gaston was racking the ball back to the net to win. Tim, who has never lost in France open before the semi-finals in the past four years, will compete with his good friend Schwarzman for a place in the top four of this years clay Grand Slam. Schwarzman, 14th in the world, held 11 break points and cashed in eight breaks, beating Italys sonige with a score of 6-1, 6-3, 6-4. Schwarzman has been in the last eight of the French Open twice in three years, making it to the quarter finals of the grand slam for the fourth time. Prior to this, Roman master Serie Schwarzman had beaten down Nadal, the king of laterite, and all the way to the final. He had eight previous games with Tim, who was 6-2. Source of this article: Netease sports Author: schleick, editor in charge: Xu Zexin_ BJS4919

Tim broke in each of the first two sets. In the third set, he was the first to break after the score was tied, and the tenacious Gaston continued to resist tenaciously, Tim failed in the 12th inning of the bound. Gaston cashed in the only break in the set in the fourth inning. In the decisive set, the two men deadlocked to the eighth inning, Gastons small ball in front of the net failed to cross the net, so Tim got a 5-3 lead. The No. 3 seed entered the serve winning game, and he saved the break point and killed Gastons final counterattack. Gaston was racking the ball back to the net to win.

Tim, who has never lost in France open before the semi-finals in the past four years, will compete with his good friend Schwarzman for a place in the top four of this years clay Grand Slam.

Schwarzman, 14th in the world, held 11 break points and cashed in eight breaks, beating Italys sonige with a score of 6-1, 6-3, 6-4. Schwarzman has been in the last eight of the French Open twice in three years, making it to the quarter finals of the grand slam for the fourth time.

Prior to this, Roman master Serie Schwarzman had beaten down Nadal, the king of laterite, and all the way to the final. He had eight previous games with Tim, who was 6-2.