He made his massive comeback on the Vosges courts throughout the Remiremont event. Four years after placing the snowshoes away. Nolan Fleurentin, former hope of Vosges tennis (he was ranked 3/6 at 18), has returned to his past love.
A comeback that resulted in 4 victories and a defeat in the semi-finals in opposition to Spinalien Baptiste Arzur (3/6) after a intently contested assembly (6-3, 4-6, 6-4). “I had two bullets to lead 4-1 in the third”, regrets the one who’s now ranked fifteenth. A great omen essentially for the Thaonnais, largely happy with this return to enterprise: “I resumed training with my father a month ago. At the beginning, it was a little complicated but the benchmarks and the automatisms quickly returned”.
After swapping rackets for goalkeeper gloves (he was taking part in at AS Padoux in D1 this season, editor’s be aware), the former protege of Tanguy Noirot in Charmes lastly returned to the yellow ball. “I missed tennis, yes. But it is also the ego that speaks. When I see that some players I beat at the time have a better ranking than me, it makes me want to come and restore some order, ”smiles the 25-year-old man.
Satisfied along with his performances throughout the Romarimontain event, the resident of TC Thaon doesn’t cover his ambition: “I’m quitting football and I’m coming back 100% to tennis. My goal is to be ranked 0 within two years and to become No. 1 in the Vosges. I feel that this cut was more beneficial for me. I have matured. I’m less over the top on the court, I get less irritated”. Mental progress that he could have the alternative to check once more throughout these subsequent occasions at Golbey, Chavelot and Thaon.
If he can clearly rely on the sensible recommendation of his father Christian, who additionally has strong references with a racket in hand, Nolan Fleurentin will even encompass himself with a sparring accomplice of selection, specifically Justin Cosserat (2/ 6), his membership teammate and present chief of Vosges tennis. He may additionally flip to his latest executioner in Remiremont, the Spinalien Baptiste Arzur, to hit the ball often. “I think the three of us can pull each other up. Especially if we pull the plug on the tournaments, ”advances the Thaonnais.
His adversaries have been warned. Nolan Fleurentin is again. And he has the agency intention of upsetting the established order.