And three that make six! Three Porte d’Auteuil matches and three victories for Gabriel Debru, who has not but skilled the slightest hitch on this Roland-Garros juniors 2022 (six units received). Twenty-four hours after a wonderfully negotiated second spherical (6-3, 6-2 in opposition to the American Ozan Colak, twenty first ITF), the member of Grenoble Tennis did it once more on Wednesday afternoon in the spherical of 16.
Opposed on court docket n°7 to the Brazilian Joao Fonseca – who had created the shock the day earlier than by taking out the seeded n°2, Adolfo Daniel Vallejo – Debru continued his clear course by profitable once more in two units ( 7-5, 6-3, in 1h39′). He nonetheless hasn’t misplaced since the begin of the match.
The Isérois completed stronger in each units
Debru (fifteenth ITF and seeded No. 14) was hooked in the first set, even conceding the first break of the recreation in opposition to Fonseca. But then he received 4 video games in a row to serve for the set for the first time. A wasted alternative. But at 5-5, he recovered to grab the subsequent two video games.
The 2nd spherical can have been clearer, with a break made by the Isérois at 1-1 to race in the lead. He then held his serve earlier than pocketing the guess by stealing Fonseca’s engagement a second time, on his third match level.
So right here is Debru – penultimate French consultant on this junior singles, with Arthur Gea – qualified for the first Grand Slam quarter-final of his profession. He will face, on Thursday, the winner of the duel between the Russian Privara and the Czech Barton, opposed this Wednesday afternoon on court docket n ° 10.