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Mannarino, Hales and Murray go by the wayside, and Barry Jabber will challenge

Mannarino, Hales and Murray go by the wayside, and Barry Jabber will challenge

After the successes of Ugo Humbert and Caroline Garcia, Diane Barry was the third tricolor actress to get her ticket to the third round of Wimbledon on Wednesday. On the other hand, it’s over for Adrian Mannarino and Quentin Halys.

After the resounding victories of Ugo Humbert, the sixth player in the world to reach the finals of the Roland Garros tournament, Casper Rudd (3-6, 6-2, 7-5, 6-4), and Caroline Garcia, the winner of the tournament. Chosho of London fan Emma Raducano (6-3, 6-3) In Central Court, a third French star got his ticket to the third round on Wednesday.

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Barry faces Jaber’s challenge in the third round

After defeating Kaya Kanebi in the first round (6-4, 6-4), the 19-year-old, 77th on the WTA rankings, made a short work of Japan’s Mai Hontama (6-3, 6-2) qualifiers ). Even if Barry mentions in a press conference the result “in trompe l’oeil”, this is the first time in her career that she will meet in the third round meeting at Wimbledon, where she will face the world number two, Tunisian Anas Jabeur. . “I’m content with what I produce here, I always have a lot of fun playing. My game sticks really well to the surface, and I can annoy a lot of girls with my variations,” she warns.

Mannarino and Hales on the carpet

Who said he was a bit bothered by the “special atmosphere” in the London Championship lanes, particularly due to the lack of ATP and WTA points assignment, took the door. Adrian Mannarino lost sharply (6-2, 6-4, 6-1) to American 30th seed Tommy Ball. Tense and defensive, the Frenchman, who celebrated his 34th birthday on Wednesday, likely hasn’t recovered from the efforts made on the tour First against Australian Purcell, winning in five sets and over four hours of play.

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For Quentin Hales, the scenario was a little different. Against Nikoloz Basilashvili, seeded No. 22, the world’s 82nd was often in touch, as evidenced by the tight results of the first, third and fourth sets. Unfortunately lost combinations (6-7, 6-0, 5-7, 6-7) by the tricolor player. Benoit Pierre fell in the previous round, Hales made his career debut in the main draw for Wimbledon.

Murray is weak against the Isner serving machine

Additionally, British tennis experienced Black Wednesday. After Emma Raducano, Andy Murray took the door in the second round. After many years of battling with his hip to get back to top level, the Scotsman was hoping for a long walk on London soil. But he was weak against John Isner very comfortable on this fast deck, especially thanks to his serve (36 aces).