Tennis: Nuno Borges eliminated in the second round of the Bordeaux tournament


The Portuguese tennis player Nuno Borges was eliminated today in the Bordeaux tournament, after losing in two sets with the Italian Andrea Pellegrino, in the round of 16 of the French challenger circuit on clay.

Nuno Borges, 132nd in the world ranking, was categorically beaten by a tennis player positioned many places below the ATP hierarchy, in which he occupies the 257th place, coming from the qualifying phase, by the partials of 6-2 and 6 -2, after 57 minutes of confrontation.

The Portuguese player, who had won the two previous meetings with Pellegrino, both in February 2022, also in two partials, suffered service breaks in the first and last game of both sets, ending the meeting without imposing himself a single time. in the opponent’s service.

Nuno Borges, recent Estoril Open doubles champion, alongside Francisco Cabral (the first Portuguese duo to win the title), had eliminated compatriot Pedro Sousa in the first round, who also passed the ‘qualifying’ of the French tournament, by 6 -3 and 7-6 (9-7).

The 25-year-old Portuguese number two has already won two titles at the Challenger circuit, in Antalya, Turkey, in 2021, and in Barletta, Italy, this year.


Source: Futebol 365 – Notícias by www.futebol365.pt.

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