Grigor Dimitrov too strong for Gaël Monfils at Wimbledon

Grigor Dimitrov too strong for Gaël Monfils at Wimbledon
Grigor Dimitrov too strong for Gaël Monfils at Wimbledon

Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov, world number 10, left no chance for Gaël Monfils (number 33), whom he dominated 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 in 1 hour 47 minutes on Friday in the third round of Wimbledon.

For his thirteenth Wimbledon, the 37-year-old Frenchman was overtaken and lost 6-3, 6-4, 6-3.

The match could have ended very badly since at the end of the seventh game of the third set, Gael Monfils fell at the end of the race, slipped and stopped grimacing and sitting on the ground against a lineswoman whom he nearly knocked over.

Appearing to be suffering from a knee problem, he resumed the match after the change of ends break with the decisive break now against him.

“I’m very happy with how I recovered from yesterday’s match: I was able to come on court and play my tennis. It’s exactly what I was hoping for.”said Grigor Dimitrov, without a shadow of fatigue on his face or in his voice.

The 2014 semi-finalist had actually played for nearly three and a half hours on Thursday, the rain having forced the organizers to reschedule this second round initially scheduled for Wednesday, to eliminate the Chinese in five sets. Juncheng Shang.

My son had also had to play on Thursday, but he only spent a few minutes on the court to finish his match against Stan Wawrinka.

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