After seeing Denis Shapovalov continue his run, Felix Auger-Aliassime’s run ended in the quarter-finals after losing to Matteo Berrettini.
Quebec lost 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 3-6 against the Italian, the seventh favorite in the tournament.
This defeat was marked by the absence of the opportunism of Auger Eliassim. Sure enough, during the long exchanges, he was able to stop his end against a strong hitter.
However, when he was in a position to harm Britney, he was unable to take the right steps. This resulted in him breaking his rhythm on several occasions.
“I had another difficult start like the other games,” said Felix Auger-Aliassime. it was hard. However, I felt really good when I showed up on the field. There was nothing special to report. ”
“I don’t know why, but I was having a hard time finding my rhythm. It was a little windy and it was easy to drop the ball. I slowed down and was able to get my feelings back.”
After letting the first half slip, he bounced back with a win in the second.
“It was really even and I felt like there was a match between us. There was a fight, explained Lanciennes Lorette native. I missed some chances during the rally at the end of the third set.”
“I think that [Berrettini] deserved to win. He’s been pretty consistent over the past few weeks. He just won the Queen’s Championship. “
Rest before Tokyo
In spite of everything, Auger-Aliassime draws a positive assessment not only of Wimbledon, but also of the lawn season. He has things he can build on for his upcoming tournaments.
With his performances on London soil, Auger-Aliassime is sure to jump four places in the ATP Weekly Rankings. Next Monday, it will be 15e Ring.
Quebec will now take a few days off to recharge its batteries. After that, he will do some training before heading to Tokyo for the Olympic tournament, which will be presented on a hard surface.
Federer is ruled out
In the semi-finals, Berrettini will face Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz, who beat Roger Federer in three consecutive rounds. The result surprised everyone.
Even knowing that the Swiss was not at the top of his game, he has managed to go a long way in the championship as he has always distinguished himself in his career.
Did we just watch his swan song at Wimbledon?
“I don’t know. Federer said I don’t really know. I have to regroup. Like every year, my goal is to try and play another tournament at Wimbledon.”
“I will take a few days off. I will sit down and talk to my team about how I feel on the field. I have to figure out what to do to get back in shape and be more competitive”
► Gabriela Dabrowski and her mixed doubles partner Mate Pavic won their third-round duel on Wednesday. They defeated the American duo Hayley Carter and the Belgian Sander Gillet in two identical sets 6-4.
► Among the juniors, Montrealer Annabelle Xu and partner Kayla Cross lost 6-2, 4-6, 6-10 to Germans Mara Goth and Julia Middendorf.