Simply earlier than Christmas, from Monday till this Saturday, the World Tennis League at Dubaiwithin the Coca Cola Enviornment. And it have to be stated that this new exhibition had put the means to afford a grandiose forged. In complete, sixteen gamers, divided into 4 groups, participated on this occasion gained by thees Hawks composed ofAnett Kontaveit, Alexander Zverev, Dominic Thiem and Elena Rybakinawinners of the Kites ofIga Swiatek, Felix Auger-Aliassime, Eugenie Bouchard and Holger Rune. Paula Badosa, Novak Djokovic, Grigor Dimitrov and Aryna Sabalenka represented the falcons. Eventually, Nick Kyrgios, Bianca Andreescu, Caroline Garcia and Rohan Bopanna shaped the eagles. The victories had been determined by the variety of video games gained over the three conferences.
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Saturday: The Hawks win!
The final day of competitors at Dubai began with a shock. Among the many girls, Elena Rybakina supplied the scalp of the world n°1 Iga Swiatek, 6-3, 6-1. An excellent begin for Hawks. For males, the general public was handled to a conflict between Felix Auger-Aliassime (Kites) and Alexander Zverev (Hawks). The healthier of the 2, “FAA“, gained in two tied units (6-4, 6-3), which allowed the Kites to return again to attain. The deciding double was in the end gained by the pair Dominic Thiem/Anastasia Pavlyuchenkovagiving the victory to the Hawks on the rating of 32-25.
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Friday: The Zverev Hawks will face the FAA Kites within the last!
This Friday, two conferences passed off to find out who will go to the ultimate. From 11:30 a.m. French time, the eagles of Caroline Garcia confronted thees Hawks ofAlexander Zverev. The duo Eagles, Nick Kyrgios and Bianca Andreescufirst received the higher of Dominic Thiem and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, 6-4, 4-6, 10-7. Within the aftermath, Caroline Garcia didn’t resist Elena Rybakina, 7-5, 6-1. Lastly, in males Andreas Seppi fell to at Alexander Zverev, 6-4, 6-2. With this success, the Hawks will play the ultimate on Saturday.
On the opposite aspect, the Kites from Iga Swiatekhad been nearly assured to succeed in the ultimate, due to their lead in opposition to the Falcons. First, the pair of FalconsGrigor Dimitrov and Paula Badosa leaned in opposition to Sania Mirza and Holger Rune (2-6, 6-4, 5-10). Iga Swiatek then dig the rating, to offer his staff a lead, the Kites. She gained with out problem in opposition to the fifth participant on the earth Aryna Sabalenka (6-1, 6-3). Eventually, Novak Djokovic rubbed up in opposition to Sebastian Ofnerchanging Felix Auger-Aliassime. Opposite to what we might have predicted earlier than the match, the Serb gave up a set, the primary within the tie-break (7-6). However the Serb wakened within the second a part of the sport. “Nole” then misplaced solely 11 factors within the second set (6-0), and at last gained within the tremendous tie-break (10-7). Regardless of this victory, the Kites of Felix Auger-Aliassime and Iga Swiatek certified for the ultimate in opposition to Hawks.
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Thursday: Swiatek and FAA Kites impress
This Thursday, the winners of the primary match clashed. On one aspect, the Hawks ofAlexander Zverev and Dominic Thiem. On the opposite, the Kites d‘Iga Swiatek and FAA. From 3 p.m., a ravishing double opposed Alexander Zverev and Elena Rybakina at Felix Auger-Aliassime and Sania Mirza. The Indo-German pair gained after a match in 3 units, 7-5, 3-6, 10-5. Within the aftermath, Iga Swiatek removed a courageous Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova within the ladies’s match of the day. For her first match since Could, the Russian lasted 1h20 in opposition to the world #1 (4-6, 3-6). The Pole has a 3rd victory in a row after Garcia and Sabalenka . Lastly, the lads’s duel opposed Dominic Thiem at Felix Auger Aliassime, following the bundle ofHolger Rune. The Canadian gained following a combat of 1h55 on the rating of 7-6 (2), 7-6 (6).
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Wednesday: Garcia does the job in opposition to Badosa, Kyrgios overwhelmed
Shocked Tuesday by the Hawks of d‘Alexander Zverevthe Falcons of Novak Djokovic needed to react to remain alive on Wednesday. Similar commentary for the Eagles of Caroline Garcia and Nick Kyrgios. Opening this Wednesday, Grigor Dimitrov and Aryna Sabalenka have tamed Rohan Bopanna and Bianca Andreescu (2-6, 7-6, 10-7). The singles had been mouth-watering. Caroline Garcia gained as a boss in opposition to the Spaniard Paula Badosa (6-4, 6-3), a notable victory for the blue. Among the many males, an outstanding duel between Nick Kyrgios and Novak Djokovic was introduced. However the Serb lastly gave up enjoying this match, after saying that he didn’t really feel very properly earlier than the match. He did properly to go away his place to Grigor Dimitrov. The. Bulgarian supplied the scalp of the whimsical Australian in two units 7-6, 6-3.
WTA Finals champion Caroline Garcia comes again from a break down in each units to beat former #2 Paula Badosa 6-4, 6-3. She was spectacular.
Eagles lead the Falcons 24-18.
Tuesday: a really stable Zverev overthrows Djokovic in two units (6-3, 6-4)
Tuesday had an fascinating poster to say the least. The occasion of the day was the entry into the operating of the Falcons of Novak Djokovic. The Serb performed his first sport in opposition to the revenant Alexander Zverev. The German is searching for rhythm after lengthy months off the circuit. In doubles, the Falcons, represented by Grigor Dimitrov and Paula Badosa prevailed in opposition to Dominic Thiem and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in three units (5-7, 6-3, 10-4). Earlier than the shock gents of the night, Elena Rybakina spilled Aryna Sabalenka, 0-6, 6-1, 10-6. His first victory in 4 video games over this opponent. Lastly, Alexander Zverev supplied the Hawks the victory, due to his superb match in opposition to the previous world #1 Novak Djokovic. Damaged within the first set (2-0), the German shortly got here again to attain, placing 6 video games to 1 on the finish of the primary set. Reverse situation within the second set. The Serb had damaged from the beginning, earlier than being debroken (1-1). And because of the one break level of this finish of the assembly, the German made the distinction till he held his serve, one among his weapons, with none downside. 6-3, 6-4 in 1h08, victory for Hawks 35 video games to 27!
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Monday: Garcia Eagles overwhelmed by Swiatek Kites
After the FedCup, Caroline Garcia took the time to chop and put together for its 2023 season. The Lyonnaise will work with Juan Pablo Guzman and might consider the subsequent season. For her first prep match, she didn’t resist the ability of the queen Iga Swiatek. Defeat 6-3, 6-4. On Wednesday, she’s going to face Paula Badosa. Earlier than that, in duplicate, Holger Rune and Eugenie Bouchard had been overwhelmed 6-2, 6-3 by Nick Kyrgios and Bianca Andreescu. Within the night, Kyrgios got here again to rub Felix Auger-Aliassime. A hell of a duel that turned in favor of the Canadian, winner in two units 7-5, 6-3. FAA on the similar time provides a primary victory to the staff of Kites (35 video games to 27).
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