JJ Wolf gives first upset after beating Roberto Bautista
We were facing a trap game for Robert Baptist. Unfortunately for the Spanish tennis player, JJ Wolf He grew up at home and showcased spectacular tennis that brought a Bautista off the court who failed to impose his pace on the ball. The American thus signs the first surprise of this US Open 2022.
very clear ideas
From the start of the match, Wolf came out determined for the win and it didn’t take him long to show his plan. With his reverse forehand, the youngster protected his backhand, knowing that Rober often enters the crossover exchange, showing his fundamentals with such a shot. Today he was particularly successful with his training, getting winners of all colors, highlighting multiple parallels with brutal power and precision. For his part, the man from Castellón tried to shoot far and vary his speed in order to wait for a mistake from a rival who usually appears irregular.
Without intimidating others, Bautista started by winning his service games, a serve that also didn’t work out for him as usual, giving wings to the American who saw his confidence increase. Putting on one more gear with his powerful and varied forehand, he obtained the long-awaited break which would be enough for him to sign a splendid first set.
With a brave and determined game from the player from Ohio, the duel began to resemble the match that the two tennis players had already played at the Indian Wells ATP 2022. On this occasion, Bautista took advantage of the indecision of his rival, but his opponent Not hesitating at any time and carried by the stands, the world number 87 continued to exhibit an increasingly aggressive tennis. With a very high percentage of points won with the first serve, Wolf prevailed in a second set where Castellón’s forces began to falter.
No return option
In the third set, and with the crowd focused on a spectacular player, Wolf distanced himself after breaking his opponent’s serve. At 3-1, Bautista lowered his head and his body language showed the dream of a comeback was slipping further and further away.
In this way, and for another 6-4, Wolf showed he was serving at a masterful level, saving some break options, and sealing a victory that is perhaps one of the most important of a career. which is sure to increase. . On the other hand, the Spaniard still has no luck this year in Grand Slams, but he will come back stronger than ever.
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— @BautistaAgut falls on his debut against Wolf
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