The first racket of Ukraine Oleksandr Dolgopolov failed the last round before the start of the US Open.
After a decent performance at the Masters in Cincinnati Dolgopolov moved to the tournament ATP-250 in Winston-Salem. In the first round, the Ukrainian met with the 114-th racket of the world Brazilian, Thiago Monteiro, who a few weeks ago beat Dolgopolov on clay in Gstaad.
In the first set Alex on his serve and lost only four goals. Dolgopolov gave 100% performance in games with the first goal, that did not save him from the loss of feeding and losing party.
In the second set, the situation repeated itself – Monteiro confidently held his serve at the reception twice took advantage of lapses Dolgopolov.
In just 56 minutes a tennis player, not entering in top-100 of ATP rankings, surprisingly confidently defeated the first racket of Ukraine.
Following the appearance of Alexander Dolgopolov on court will take place at the US Open. Ukrainian in this season on hard surface has three wins, eight defeats, so expectations for his performance in new York is low.
Thiago Monteiro (Brazil) — Alexander Dolgopolov (Ukraine) — 6:3, 6:3
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