Medvedev eliminated in the first match of the tournament in Geneva

Danil Medvedev is not in the required shape after the injury / Photo: EPA-EFE / SALVATORE DI NOLFI

The first holder of ATP tournament in Geneva, Danil Medvedev suffered a defeat at the start by the Frenchman Richard Gasquet.

The match from the second round, which lasted exactly one and a half hours, was decided in two sets with the result 2: 0 (6: 2, 7: 6).

The Russian tennis player played his first match after a month and a half break due to injury.

He did not have the necessary rhythm and Gasquet used that for five tied winning games to easily win the first set.

Gasquet made a break in the second set and took the lead with 3: 1. This was followed by a 4: 3 turn for Medvedev. In the following period, game by game was played until the tie-break that Gasquet won with 7: 5.

In today's other matches: Andujar - Souza 0: 2, Bagnis - Basilashvili 0: 1 (Bagnis before.), Ramos - O`Connell 0: 2, Kokinakis - Fognini 2: 0, Riedi - Nikles 1: 2.

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