Big win for Van de Zandschulp, still the best Dutch tennis player for now

Big win for Van de Zandschulp, still the best Dutch tennis player for now

He feels the hot breath of Tallon’s Greek track on his neck now, but Botic van de Zandschulp remains the best tennis player in the Netherlands for now. He owes this to his stunning 7:5, 6:2 win over Karen Chatsjanov.

Chatshanov is a former top ten player currently ranked 14th in the world in the highly competitive Dubai tournament.

For example, the Greek track and field athlete could play world number one Novak Djokovic after his first round win if the Serbian manages to beat Tomas Machac later in the day.

Van de Zandschulp, who had suffered a mild thigh pain in the past weeks at the hard court tournament, quickly broke the Russians. However, he could not maintain this lead in the first set. After a second break in the eleventh game, our compatriot kept his cool.

frustrations

Chatshanov missed two timeouts early in the second set, gave up his serve soon after, and Rus’ frustration grew. Van de Zandschulp continued with a second timeout, where he needed and used seven chances to collect the second game point.

Van de Zandschulp is actually 33rd in the world, three rows behind the Greek circuit. Van de Zandschulp faces Mikael Ymer or Francesco Passaro in the next round.

Source: NOS

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