Goffin beats big-serving Bublik in Auckland
Bublik, ranked 38, 17 places ahead of Goffin, deployed a powerful serve which often clocked in around 220khm (136mph). But Goffin broke him four times, including at match point in the 10th game of the second set. Bublik then broke Goffin in the third game of the second set but Goffin broke back to level the set at 3-3. Goffin went up 5-3 with another break and served for the set but Bublik gave himself two break points and converted the second. Bublik was 30-0 up at the start of the 10th game but Goffin fought back to break again and take the match in 1 hour, 13 seconds.wftv.com
US eliminated from Davis Cup Finals after loss to Colombia
United States captain Mardy Fish hinted at a lack of passion within his team after the record 32-time champion Americans were eliminated from the Davis Cup Finals by following up a lopsided loss to host Italy with a humbling defeat to Colombia.
British wild-card Jack Draper wins again at Queen's Club
Britain Tennis Queens Jack Draper of Britain returns to Alexander Bublik of Kazakistan during their singles tennis match at the Queen's Club tournament in London, Wednesday, June 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali) (Alberto Pezzali)LONDON — (AP) — Wild-card entry Jack Draper pulled off another surprising win on Wednesday at The Queen’s Club grass-court tournament, topping Kazakhstan’s Alexander Bublik 7-6 (5), 7-6 (0) in a second-round matchup. It was just the second ATP Tour match win for Draper, who lost to Bublik here two years ago in qualifying. Trailing in the second set, Bublik rallied to force a second tiebreaker, but Draper regained his composure and didn't allow an other point. He was given a wild-card entry for Queen’s Club.wftv.com