ULloyd Harris udlulela phambilini kowe-ATP Masters

Timmy T Maranda

Isihlabani saseNingizimu Afrika kuthenesi uLloyd Harris udumaze abaningi ngenkathi ehlula, onesipiliyoni uGrigor Dimitrov wase-Bulgaria kwi-Mutua Madrid Open.

UHarris odlalisa komakadebona bethenisi, udlulela emzuliswaneni wesibili walo mcimbi we-ATP Masters.

Unqobe i-tie-break 7-6, elwa kusukela ku-2-3 ukuya phansi.

Lo mdlali oneminyaka engama-24 ubudala ube nonyaka umuhle kuze kube manje, okwenze kwaba ngumjaho ka-4-0 uma kuqhathaniswa nama-seeds aphezulu angama-20.

UHarris unqobe isethi yokuqala engu-6-3, wabe esehlulwa owesibili ngo-3-6 ngemuva kokuthatha isikhathi sokuphumula ngenxa yezinhlungu ebezisezansi nomhlane. ezisezingeni eliphansi. Kwathi lapho kubaluleke kakhulu, wabhekisa ikhanda lakhe phansi wanqoba okwesithathu ngo-7-6.

UHarris uvumile ukuthi bekuwumdlalo onzima.

“UGrigor ungumdlali onzima kakhulu futhi akakuniki okuningi,” kusho uHarris.

Ngokulandelayo, ubhekene no-24 de u-Alex de Minaur, oqhamuka e-Australia, emzuliswaneni wesibili we-Madrid Open ngoLwesibili.

Lo mdlali wase-Cape Town uphinde wahlaba umxhwele kwi-Miami Open ekuqaleni konyaka, lapho athola khona ukunqoba kwakhe kokuqala ku-ATP 1000 Masters Open ebhekene no-Emilio Nava, ngaphambi kokulimala okwamphoqa ukuthi aphume.

Ifomu lakhe eliphakeme futhi limbone efinyelela kowamanqamu we-Dubai Championship yakamuva lapho ahlulwe khona ngu-Aslan Karatsev wase-Russia, umdlalo owamenza wakhuphuka waba sezingeni eliphezulu.

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