In a match full of emotion and uncertainty, Colombia’s Daniel Gallen was victorious against ATP’s No. 5 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece. 6-0, 6-1, 3-6 and 7-5Thus winning the most important tournament of his tennis career.
“We prepare all our lives to win in courts like this and against competitors like this”, Daniel Gallen said after the game.
The tournament at Louis Armstrong Stadium, one of the main venues of the US Open, started with a strong Colon winning 11 runs overall. Games In straight sets, 6-0 and 6-1 in the first two sets gave him a narrow victory.
The Greek, for his part, repeatedly consulted the physio about apparent discomfort in his right elbow, upped his game early in the third set and broke the Colombian’s serve to take the lead for the first time in the match. .
After the course GamesGallen was unable to recover his service game, which led to Chitsipas winning the third set 6-3 and a point against Daniel Gallen.
The fourth set started much like the third set. First of all game, the Colombian lost his serve, suggesting the Greek would take advantage again and level the match in sets. However, Stéfanos Tsitsipas leveled the set as Daniel Gallen broke the world number 5’s serve to take a 4-3 lead at 5-3.
After a tie in the 9th game of the 4th set, Galen held strong and helped take the lead, leaving the set 5-4.
Tenth game Colon had 5 Competition Points In his favour, however, the Greek was able to hold his service game and extend the set.
After this first approach to victory, partially at 6-5, Daniel Gallen attacked Stephanos Tsitsipas and forced him to commit several unforced errors, which led him to 15-40, two Competition Points in favor of you. However, the Greek managed to match it game 40-40.
The Colombian galleon hit and it was in 9th place Competition point There he managed to break his opponent’s serve, giving him the win and prevailing with the score 6-0, 6-1, 3-6 and 7-5.
On the first day of the United States Tennis Open, Colombia’s Daniel Gallen, the country’s top tennis player in the ATP rankings, equaled a mark previously held only by Spain’s Rafael Nadal and Serbia’s Novak Djokovic.
In doing so, Callon equaled Nadal and Noel’s record in the first set of their first-round match against world No. 4 Colombian Griez Stefanos Tsitsipas for the tournament.
The Colombian rocket won the first set 6-0 to become one of only three players to leave Greece in the past 5 years.
Additionally, only Daniel Gallen He lost 7 points in the first set.