“That’s where I lost the match”, the Canadian identifies the fall of Wimbledon

“That’s where I lost the match”, the Canadian identifies the fall of Wimbledon

Canadian star Felix Auger-Aliassime has identified exactly where he went wrong in his quarter-final loss to Matteo Berrettini at Wimbledon.

The 20-year-old, playing his first-ever Grand Slam quarter-final, was beaten by the Italian in four sets 6-3 5-7 7-5 6-3, who qualified for his second half. major final.

After the match, Auger-Aliassime congratulated his good friend Berrettini who “deserved” to be in the semi-final after a very regular and successful swing on grass.

“I really felt like there was a game, that there was a battle. It’s really unfortunate that I had small chances in the rally at the end of the third set, ”said Auger-Aliassime.

“Credit to him because I think he really deserves it. He has shown how consistent he is over the past few weeks. He just won at Queen’s. He deserves to be in the semifinals right now.

Although he said the Italian deserved the win, the Canadian was frustrated after failing to use the momentum he gained at the end of the second set.

“I think the end of the third and the start of the fourth are the places where I lost the game. I played a bad game on my serve. He made good shots, ”said Auger-Aliassime.

“After the [beginning of the] Fourth [set], when I started like that, it was getting better and better. He was more relaxed. I was trying to stay, to fight, to find a way, but it was a little too late.

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