Jack Draper beats Taylor Fritz at Queen’s Club

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Jack Draper beats Taylor Fritz at Queen's Club

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Tennis News: The air at Queen’s Club, London brought out the best of the host, Jack Draper when he played in the Queen’s Club Champiomships 2022 season.

In front of a packed stadium crowd, the 20-year-old knocked out world number 14 Taylor Fritz with a convincing 6-3, 6-2 victory, the biggest win of her career to date.

The wild card winner claimed surprise wins over Jannik Sinner and Alexander Bublik en route to the quarter-finals of last season’s Queen’s Club Championships and looked to be at home on grass-court against American Fritz before booking a place in the second round of the ATP tournament. level 500 for the second time in a row.

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“Thank you for all your support. I’m enjoying my time here,” said Draper.

“I think since the beginning of my career I haven’t played much in front of crowds, so the experience I got last season helped me this time. The nervousness is still there, but I’m relieved with the way I played this time.”

The left-hander has caused trouble for 2022 Indian Wells champion Fritz with his serve, while he blasted a powerful forehand before going 27-6 this season at all tournament levels.

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After 74 minutes of fighting for victory, he will next face French tennis player Quentin Halys or Finnish tennis player Emil Ruusuvuori.

Currently occupying the highest ranking of his career, ranked 99 in the world, Draper is enjoying quite a fantastic season as he won four Challenger titles. He also won the Masters 1000 tournament in Miami and Madrid.

In other action, Australian tennis player, Alex De Minaur successfully overthrew the eighth seed, Reilly Opelka with 6-4, 6-4. He saved both break point opportunities he faced in a game that lasted 75 minutes.

With the win, De Minaur further dominated head to head against Fritz’s compatriot, Opelka with 4-0 and all four meetings took place in the 2019 season.

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World number 21 De Minaur enjoyed a run to the semi-finals of last season’s Queen’s Club Championships before winning her first grass-court title at Eastbourne.

Waiting for the 23-year-old De Minaur in the second round of the Queen’s Club Championships was Spain’s Alejandro Davidovich Fokina who eliminated compatriot Albert Ramos Vinolas 7-5, 6-4.

Tags: Tennis, Queen`s Club Championships, Jack Draper, Taylor Fritz, Alex de Minaur

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