Auger-Aliassime debuts with Toni Nadal with defeat

The relationship between Felix Auger-Aliassime and Toni Nadal has not gotten off to a good start in the first tournament of both since the signing of the Balearic was made public to lead the Canadian. Auger-Aliassime fell in two sets to Chilean Cristian Garín, sixteenth seed, in two sets by 7-6 (3) and 6-1 after two hours of the game.

With the support of Toni Nadal on the track, Auger-Aliassime started the game very solid and got 3-0 in favor on the scoreboard before the rain forced the game to be suspended. yesterday with 4-2 in favor for the Canadian. However, the nerves ended up taking their toll on Auger-Aliassime in the resumption, who failed to take advantage of two set balls with 5-2 in favor and another two with 6-5. In the playoff Garín, put land in the middle with an insurmountable 0-4 advantage for the Canadian to win the first set

The tough defeat in the first set had an impact on Auger-Aliassime in the second set, as Garín got a 3-0 lead in favor and broke the Canadian's serve in the sixth game and then closed the set and the match with his serve 6-1 with the first and only match ball he ever had. Toni Nadal still has a lot of work ahead of him with Auger-Aliassime in his challenge to establish himself among the tennis elite.