Last Updated on June 24, 2019
The 40th racket of the world, Italian Marco Cecchinato, lost to Pole Hubert Hurkacz, who occupies the 52nd line of the ATP rating, with a 4/6, 4/6 score at the start of the Eastbourne tournament.
The match lasted 1 hour and 5 minutes. During this time, the 26-year-old Cecchinato performed two aces, made a mistake six times in filing and realized one break point, and the 22-year-old Hurkacz filed three times, made one double mistake and made three breaks. This was the first official meeting of athletes.
In the second round of the Nature Valley International competition, Hurkacz will fight against the winner of the match between Americans Steve Johnson and Reilly Opelka.
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