Six exhibition matches featuring Dubai’s greatest classics have been staged at the World Tennis League. At the event, two men’s singles matches, two women’s singles matches, and two mixed doubles matches were played on the Friday.
|Defeated Novak Djokovic from a set deficit, world ranking -193. The Austrian competitor in the Dubai World League in an exhibition match (Photo: Getty Images)|
For women, Belarus Arina Zapalenka He easily defeated world number one Pole in two sets Iga Swiatek, While Kazakh Yelena Rybakina After a close first match, the French also won easily 7: 5, 6: 1 Caroline Garcia against.
In mixed doubles, Australian Nick Kyrgios and Canadian Bianca Andreescu In a fierce battle, he beat the Russian 6: 4, 4: 6, 10-7 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Austrian Dominic Tim Double, while Canadian Eugene Bouchard and Danish Holger Ron The Spaniard also won a close match 6: 2, 4: 6, 10-5 Paula Badusa and bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov against.
German is the male singular Alexander Zverev The Italian proved to be better in two matches In Andreas Sebes (6:4, 6:2), while former world number one Serbian Novak Djokovic is the previously announced Canadian. Felix Auger-Aliassime Instead of the match against the Austrian ranked 193rd in the world ranking Sebastian Offner played against.
On the other hand, Ofner, who was considered the underdog, made it difficult for the Serb in the first set and won the match in a tiebreak 7-5. However, in the second set, Djokovic also gained strength and, in addition to winning with his own blows, also broke three times to equalize (6: 0), and subsequently proved himself better in the final match, which lasted until the tenth point. half (10-7).
World League, Dubai
Andreescu, Kyrgios (Canada, Australia) – Pavlyuchenkova, Thiem (Russia, Austria) 6-4, 4-6, 10-7
Bouchard, Ron (Canada, Denmark) – Badusa, Dimitrov (Spain, Bulgaria) 6:2, 4:6, 10-5
one for the woman
Rybakina (Kazakhstan) – Garcia (France) 7: 5, 6: 1
Swiatek (Poland) – Szabelenka (Belarus) 6:1, 6:3
Zverev (German) – Seppi (Italian) 6:4, 6:2
Djokovic (Serbia) – Offner (Austria) 6: 7 (5-7), 6: 0, 10-7