Rus News Journal

“ Goliath “ Safin has lost “ to David “ Rohusu

the Leader of champion race ATR Russian Marat Safin has left struggle on passing in suburbs of London Wimbledon. On the central court he in four sets has lost to Belgian Olivier Rohusu, which below it on 28 centimetres - 2 - 6, 4 - 6, 6 - 3, 6 - 7.
Safin has made for a match 21 ejs, but has thus managed to make eight double errors. By quantity of not compelled errors “ advantage “ the Russian was suppressing - 45 - 10. Besides, the Belgian occupying in world classification only 63 - e the place, is brilliant realizovyvalbrejk - points. From five possibilities which have given to it to take another`s giving it realised three. As to Marata it has squandered the chances. It has made only one break though it was close to it seven times.
as a whole it is possible to ascertain that Safin has not coped with clever and fast game of the contender. In game on a back line, it has conceded Rohusu, whose growth makes only 165 centimetres. Olve it was possible to get mad balls and competently to lead round the Russian.
it is necessary to add that 21 - the summer Belgian already beat Safin, and in the recent Open championship of France a victory to the Russian has got in the hardest pjatisetovom a duel. This time to public was completely on party Rohusa. The behaviour of Marata of admirers of tennis, on the contrary, irritated, especially when with a rage has struck on a ball after unsuccessful attempt to submit first giving on thaw - a break of the fourth party. This solving truncated set of Marat has spent worse than ever, having begun it with a double error and having finished inexact blow by the open party of a racket.
and here Evgenie Kafelnikov, in this season acting not too successfully, left in the third circle more, than confidently. It in three sets with ρχεςξμ7 - 6, 6 - 2, 6 - 2 has beaten little-known Frenchman Nicolas Tomanna. Struggle in this match was observed only in the first set. To get the best to the inhabitant of Sochi it was possible only on thaw - a break - 10 - 8. In the further its contender carried out only symbolical resistance.
the second circle
Evgenie Kafelnikov (Russia, 5) - Nicolas Tomann (France) - 7 - 6, 6 - 2, 6 - 2
Olivier Rohus (Belgium) - Marat Safin (Russia, 2) - 6 - 2, 6 - 4, 3 - 6, 7 - 6