Wimbledon 2018: GB
|Wimbledon 2018 on the BBC|
|Venue: All England Membership, Wimbledon Dates: 2-15 July|
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Britain’s Jack Draper misplaced to Taiwanese high seed Tseng Chun-hsin in a gripping boys’ singles ultimate at Wimbledon.
Draper, hoping to change into the primary British boys’ champion since 1962, was crushed 6-1 6-7 (2-7) 6-Four by fellow 16-year-old Tseng.
Watched by a packed Courtroom One, who have been vocal in assist for the younger Briton, Draper gave himself hope by taking the second set however was let down by an enormous 42 unforced errors.
Tseng sealed victory with an ace.
Earlier winners of the boys’ title embrace 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer, and whereas there are many large names who by no means gained a junior Slam, on this 12 months’s type Tseng could possibly be a participant to look at sooner or later.
A winner at this 12 months’s junior French Open and runner-up at January’s occasion on the Australian Open, Tseng had not dropped a set in his earlier 5 rounds right here.
After the primary set it seemed prefer it was going to be easy for him earlier than Surrey-born Draper staged a powerful fightback to take the second set.
However Draper’s wayward pictures, in addition to flashes of mood – he needed to swap racquets after smashing one into the grass – have been pricey in opposition to the calm Tseng.
The left-hander handed match level to the Taiwanese when he missed a simple volley on the internet, mendacity on the grass in disbelief, earlier than Tseng wrapped up the title together with his ninth ace of the match.