Canadian tennis player Milos Raonic failed to overcome the barrier of the first round of the tournament in Dubai, losing in three sets to German Jan-Lennard Struff – 4/6, 7/5, 4/6.
The fight lasted 2 hours and 7 minutes. The 14th number of the ATP rating, 28-year-old Raonic, once took the opponent’s serve, made 15 aces and four double mistakes. His peer Jan-Lennard, who occupies the 54th position in the world classification, made two breaks and seven aces, having made a mistake five times in the presentation.
In personal meetings, the players established equality – 1: 1. In the second round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, Struff will play against Marton Fucsovics.