Tennis – ATP – Hall: Humbert loses title to Hurkacz

Posted on June 15, 2022 to 15H45

Mathieu WARNIER

Ugo Humbert saw the defense of his acquired title last year in Halle take the finals of the eighth final, with a two -man loss to Hubert Hurkacz, head of the No. 5 series.

Ugo Humbert will not re -publish the exploit this year. Sacred in Halle last season, the Frenchman stopped in the eighth final after being knocked out by two men against Hubert Hurkacz. A meeting that the 50th World Player of the Year has, however, started well. After saving a breakball from the third game, Ugo Humbert took the service of the Poles to bring three games to one. However, the world number 12 was immediately replicated to return to heights. From there, the two players were neutralized while each had two opportunities to take the service of the other. Two occasions that were even two first -hand balls for the Tricolore from which he was able to kill the fingers very quickly.

Humbert ended up losing

After having scored four points to two in the decisive game, winning an exchange on adverse service, Ugo Humbert came under pressure from his opponent. With five of the last six points disputed, Hubert Hurkacz was able to make the race to the top in this encounter.. The excitement of the second round saw both players hold on well to their service. However, the first alert was for the Poles, who had a breakout to save in the fifth game. The series No. 5 head of the tournament then closed the game and struck out as Ugo Humbert showed signs of weakness. On his second chance, the 12th world player took the service of the Frenchman and then, in the fray, put an end to the match (7-6, 6-3 in 1:47 ‘). Mackenzie McDonald or FĂ©lix Auger-Aliassime, head of Series No. 5, will be on the way to Hubert Hurkacz for a place in the last square on the German grass.

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