London — Dutch Wildcard Tim van Rytoben continued his fairy tale glass court run on Friday, claiming to have won eight straight wins on the water to enter Wimbledon's fourth round at the Grand Slam's main draw debut.
This 25-year-old is ranked 205th in the world, defeats the number one in the world at the ATP 250 Glass Court event in's-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands, and has not won the title on the Challenger Tour. It was. Daniil Medvedev 6-46-1 in the final.
"From the outside, it clearly looks like a fairy tale because it came out of nowhere to many," said Nikorosbashirashibiri, 22nd seed in Georgia, 6-4. After defeating 6-3 6-4, Fanlight-Ben told reporters. In the third round.
"Also, the ATP title for me came out of nowhere because I had never won a challenger title. I played some finals. The level there is also very high.
"This is basically a lot of hard work, a lot of beliefs, and finally a very positive atmosphere of just going out and practicing.
Van Ryto-Ben defeated the smashing American Reilly Opelka, who was seeded 15th in the previous round, with a victory on Friday, 16 at Wimbledon since 2015 Denis Cudra. Became the first men's wildcard to reach the round.
He sent 21 aces to Basilashvili.
"I think Saab works great for me," said the Dutch, who lost their three-year playing career due to three major injuries. "I just broke at the end. For example, eight games were played a couple of times.
" Thanks to Serve, I can set up the game well. I like to play aggressively, I like to play a lot of forehands, I also like to use slices. All of them are very nice to put on the grass. "
Next is a potential meeting with six Wimbledon champions Novak Djokovic. Novak Djokovic meets Serbian Miomir Kecmanovic later on Friday.
"Before the tournament started, it was basically a dream for me to play him," said Friday's press conference, which was moved from a small room to the main interview room due to media interest. Said Van Rytoben.
"So it's beautiful and magical to get that chance and even play on the center court or Court One.
" I win the match I will participate in all matches because I think I can, and I will participate in that match because I think I can win that match against Djokovic. "(Report by Sudipto Ganguly, by Ed Osmond) Edit)