Tennis. ATP – Halle – Son facing the mountain Zverev, Sinner… the menu for this Friday

Tennis. ATP – Halle – Son facing the mountain Zverev, Sinner… the menu for this Friday
Tennis. ATP – Halle – Son facing the mountain Zverev, Sinner… the menu for this Friday

There will be lots of people on the courtsATP 500 de Halle this Friday. The only Blue in the running, Arthur Son, is still in the race for the title. But he will have to face Alexander Zverev (n°2) in the quarter-finals. The finalist of the last Roland-Garros started his grass tour strong with 28 aces in the first round and a clear success on Lorenzo Sonego to the second. The German will start as a clear favorite, having won their only duel, on the clay of Hamburg in 2023. In the process, the world number 1 Jannik Sinner will take to the track after having put on a show since the start of the week. The Italian will find Jan-Lennard Struffwhom he has already beaten on hard and clay this season.

Jannik Sinner, tough winner over Griekspoor in the 1st round

Find here the complete table of the ATP 500 in Halle

Sinner wants to stop scaring himself, Hurkacz aims for 7th place ATP

Jannik Sinner, new world No. 1, held his place in the round of 16 against the Hungarian Fabian Marozsan. A new victory clinched, in three sets, 6-4, (4)6-7, 6-3, as against Tallon Greek track Tuesday. Two sets lost in two matches, both in a tie-break. But the main thing is there. The Transalpine will face Jan-Lennard Struff in quarters. The level is rising. The local has still not lost on grass, after its withdrawal at Stuttgart. The meeting promises to be exciting. For his part, Hubert Hurkacz reached the quarter-finals without too many scratches, hitting 36 aces in two matches. The Pole, guaranteed to be 8th on Monday in the ATP ranking, can aim for 7th place by beating Marcos Giron this Friday. A new top ranking that could put pressure on ‘Hubi’ before Wimbledon. The last encounter will pit the powerful server against Christopher Eubanks in Chinese Zhizhen Zhang.

The program for this Friday in Halle:

Owl Arena

From 12 noon

[5] Hubert Hurkacz (POL) – Marcos Giron (USA)

Arthur Fils (FRA) – [2] Alexander Zverev (ALL)

[1] Jannik Sinner (ITA) – Jan-Lennard Struff (ALL)

Zhizhen Zhang (CHN) – Christopher Eubanks (USA)

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