Lehečka knocked out Davidovich, Nosková lost to Ostapenko

Lehečka knocked out Davidovich, Nosková lost to Ostapenko

Lehečka knocked out Davidovich, Noskov lost to Ostapenkov

Illustration photo – UniCredit Czech Open men's tennis tournament, June 6, 2023, Prostějov. Jiří Lehečka (pictured) in a match with Nick Hardt from the Dominican Republic.

London – Tennis player Jiří Lehečka won the tournament at the Queen's Club. He beat former Wimbledon junior champion Alejandro Davidovich of Spain 7:6, 6:3 on London grass in the first round. His next opponent will be the better of the duel between the first seed Carlos Alcaraz of Spain and Arthur Rinderknech of France.

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Lehečka was losing to his neighbor from the fourth ten of the world rankings after losing the opening serve, but he was able to turn the duel around. From 2:5, he won three games in a row, equalized and saved the first set with a 7:4 win in the tie-break. In the second set, the Czech No. 1 did not offer the opponent a chance for a reversal during her serve and celebrated her advance after an hour and a half.

Lehečka scored her second win on grass this season. He also played one round last week in Stuttgart.

Nosková lost her first match on grass, lost to Ostapenko in Birmingham

Birmingham (Great Britain) – Eighteen-year-old tennis player Linda Nosková lost in the 1st round of the tournament in Birmingham to the second-seeded Latvian Jelena Ostapenko 2:6, 7:5, 1:6. It was the first match on grass in her career for the Czech hope.

Ostapenková defeated Nosková in the first match between them after an hour and 42 minutes. Thanks to this, the 2017 Roland Garros winner will play for the quarterfinals with the 43-year-old American legend Venus Williams. The five-time Wimbledon champion returned to grass this year after a two-year break.

Barbora Strýcová, Barbora Krejčíková and Tereza Martincová will perform on the courts in Birmingham today.

Men's tennis tournament in London

(grass, subsidy 2,345,130 euros)

Singles – 1st round:

Singles (Czech Republic) – Davidovich (Sp.) 7:6 (7:4), 6:3, Rune (2-Dan.) – Cressy (USA) 7:6 (7:4), 7:6 (7:3).

Birmingham Women's Tennis Tournament

(grass, endowment $259,203):

Singles – 1st round:

Ostapenková (2-Lot.) – Nosková (CZE) 6:2, 5:7 , 6:1, Cirsteaová (8-Roman) – Bogdanová (Roman) 6:4, 2:6, 6:3.