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De Minaur left nothing to others

ByRoborto Sykes

Oct 17, 2020

Let’s go for the third episode of the Ultimate Tennis Showdown! Six players are gathered this weekend in Antwerp, Belgium, where an ATP tournament will take place next week. And Alex De Minaur was without a doubt the man of this first day. The Australian player, who had not taken part in the first two UTS this summer on the French Riviera, and was eliminated in the first round at Roland Garros, had a perfect Friday, with a 4-0 victory over Dan Evans then a 4-0 victory over Pablo Andujar, which allows him to qualify for the final. So there was no suspense for the last match, which was ultimately won in sudden death by Dan Evans against Pablo Andujar. On Saturday, group 1 will be in the spotlight, with Richard Gasquet, Feliciano Lopez and Taylor Fritz.

Group 1
1- Alex De Minaur (AUS): 2 victory, 0 loss, 8 quarter-times won, 0 quarter-time lost >>> qualified for the final
2- Dan Evans (GBR): 1 victory, 1 loss, 4 quarter-times won, 7 quarter-time lost
3- Pablo Andujar (ESP): 0 victory, 2 defeats, 3 quarter-times won, 8 quarter-times lost

Group 2
Richard Gasquet (FRA)
Feliciano Lopez (ESP)
Taylor Fritz (USA)

Match schedule
Friday October 16
Alex De Minaur (AUS) beats Dan Evans (GBR): 4-0 (13-12, 23-9, 21-10, 20-13)
Alex De Minaur (AUS) beats Pablo Andujar (ESP): 4-0 (23-5, 13-11, 17-13, 18-10)
Dan Evans (AUS) beats Pablo Andujar (ESP): 4-3 (14-15, 21-12, 16-17, 15-14, 4-2)

Saturday 17th October
6.30 p.m .: Richard Gasquet (FRA) – Feliciano Lopez (ESP)
8:00 p.m .: Taylor Fritz (USA) – Richard Gasquet (FRA)
9:30 p.m .: Feliciano Lopez (ESP) – Taylor Fritz (USA)