Alejandro Davidovich said goodbye to the Montpellier tournament after losing in the first round match with the french Adrian Mannarinowho will face Belgian David Goffin, the eighth seed, in the second round.
Davidovich failed to get his second win of the season. After losing his debut at the Sydney tournament, he beat Australian Alex Bolt in the opening leg of the Australian Open but was later eliminated by the Canadian. Felix Auger Aliassime.
He had no chance against Mannarino who won 6-2, 6-4 in 68 minutes. The Frenchman, winner in Hertogenbosch in 2019, will face Belgian David Goffin, current champion of the tournament, in the second round.
What’s more, the tournament included the classification of the local Richard Gasquet in the French duel against Ugo Humbert, seventh seeded, by 6-7(3), 6-4 and 6-3. Gasquet, three-time champion of this tournament (2013, 2015 and 2016) and three other finalists, will play against the Korean Soonwoo Kwon in the second round.
Meanwhile, the American Mackenzie McDonald became the first rival of the first favorite, the German alexander zverevafter beating Belarusian Ilya Ivashka 6-3, 7-6(2).
Jaume Munar does not complete the comeback and falls to Galán
James Munar He left the comeback halfway against the Colombian Daniel Elahi Galán who beat the Spanish in three sets (6-2, 3-6 and 6-1) to advance to the second round of the Cordoba tournament, in Argentina.
In the first duel between the two on the circuit, the 25-year-old tennis player from Bucaramanga reacted to the good play of the Majorcan tennis player, better placed than the Colombian in the ranking and that last year, in Marbella, he played his first final.
Munar fell in the final round and Galán closed the match after two hours to meet in the second round with the winner of the clash between the Argentine Diego Schwartzman, top seed, and Juan Pablo Ficovich.