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Comesaña fell to Musetti and put an end to an unforgettable Wimbledon

Comesaña fell to Musetti and put an end to an unforgettable Wimbledon
Comesaña fell to Musetti and put an end to an unforgettable Wimbledon

Francisco Comesaña (122nd) fell 2-6, 7-6, 6-7 and 6-3 against the Italian Lorenzo Musetti (101°) and was eliminated from Wimbledon in the third round of the competition.

On court 14 of the Grand Slam in the British capital, the Mar del Plata native was unable to beat Musetti, who defeated him in four sets.

The match lasted around three hours and was stopped twice due to heavy rain in the London sky.

With this result, There are no more Argentines present at the 137th edition of Wimbledon: Sebastian Baez, Mariano Navone, Federico Coria, Facundo Diaz Acosta, Francisco Cerúndolo were eliminated in the first round while Tomas Martin Etcheverry in the second.

The 23-year-old Argentine tennis player struggled to get into his rhythm at the start against a Musetti who never made any mistakes and won the first set by a resounding 6-2 but, in the second set, Comesaña began to get into the rhythm of the match and won, in the tie break, by 7-6, tying the match in London.

In the third set, the player from Mar del Plata started winning but the rain started to fall and the match had to be stopped for half an hour until the rain stopped. In the resumption, Musetti tied the match and took it to the tie break where he won 7-3 with ease.

Once again, the rain took over the fourth set and interrupted the match when it was 1-1. When the match resumed, the Italian broke quickly and managed to maintain his serve until the final score of 6-3, which ended up eliminating the Argentine.

Despite this fall in the third round, Comesaña has completed an incredible performance in one of the main tennis tournaments in the world and is positioning himself as one of the players to be taken into account in the future, having previously defeated the Russian Andrey Rublev – world number six – and the Australian Adam Walton in this competition.

For his part, Italian Musetti continues to make good progress at Wimbledon and will now face Frenchman Giovanni Mpetshi Perricard who beat Finnish player Emir Ruusuvuori in four sets 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 and 6-4.

Source: Ambito

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