Stan Wawrinka and Marin Cilic eases to opening win at Queen’s
Stan Wawrinka and Marin Cilic eases to opening win at Queen’s
Stan Wawrinka's season was cut short last year when he underwent a knee surgery
21 June, 2018, 21:00
Top seed Marin Cilic, runner-up at Wimbledon previous year to Roger Federer, looked razor sharp as he came through a potentially tricky opener against Spain's Fernando Verdasco.
The 185-centimeter Czech with the superbly steep serve who appeared to have the world at her feet when she became No. 1 previous year, was outplayed by 19th-ranked Magdalena Rybarikova 6-2, 6-3.
Three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka made light work of Britain's Cameron Norrie in the opening round of the Queen's Club grasscourt tournament on Monday, winning 6-2 6-3.
Wawrinka, a semi-finalist in this event four years ago, broke five times and did not face a solitary break point as he set up a meeting with fifth seed Sam Querrey.
'I'm really happy. It was a really good start - it is never easy, the first match on grass.
Also, Gilles Muller, a semifinalist past year, beat Denis Shapovalov of Canada 7-6 (9-7), 7-6 (8-6).
The majority of big guns kick off their campaign on Tuesday, with Grigor Dimitrov, Novak Djokovic, Kyle Edmund, David Goffin, Milos Raonic and defending champion Feliciano Lopez all in action.
Finally free of a nagging elbow injury, world number 21 Kyrgios has grander plans - starting with securing his first win over his good friend at the sixth attempt. And he was in London practising a week before he played his first match against the fast-improving Briton Cam Norrie.
Murray, a two-time Wimbledon victor, has admitted he doesn't have great expectations at the start of his comeback after so long on the sidelines.
Shapovalov was left to rue his failure to convert a set point in the opener as he bowed out against the man who ended Rafael Nadal's Wimbledon hopes past year.
"Everything is working well but I can not expect to much coming back from injury".
Dutchman Robin Haase provided early drama with his 4-6, 7-5, 6-4 comeback victory over Portugal's Joao Sousa.
The 20-time Grand Slam victor raced home by auto Sunday night from southern Germany to watch Switzerland draw Brazil 1-1, then flew to Halle yesterday to prepare for his opening match.
"This year, it's a new year, new season", he said.
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