translated from Spanish: Cristian Garin bowed in Hamburg’s ATP 500 semi-finals

Chilean tennis player Cristian Garin (22nd in the world rankings) was eliminated on Saturday in the semi-finals of the ATP 500 tournament in Hamburg, Germany, after falling into the top of sets against Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas (6th). The first national racket fought hard in German brick dust, but faltered at key moments and ended up falling on the central court of Am Rothenbaum with partials of 5-7, 6-3 and 4-6.The ‘Tank’ featured the first break option, in the fourth game, which ended up wasting. After cardboard, the European broke service to the Chilean to gain a 3-2 lead.Garin would be left alive again in the partial by recovering the break in the nonevo game, but went into inaccuracies in the twelfth game that led him to lose the set. In the second set, the Puerto Rican showed more accurate and with greater concentration in the exchanges, a situation that put him back in the match. Break in the third and ninth games allowed the national to match the actions and force the decisive set. In the hour of truth, Tsitsipas began by making significant differences by staying in the fifth game with the service of Garin, who was more erratic. What’s more, after 3-4 the Chilean was treated to the edge of the track for a discomfort in his right knee. The second seed of the tournament presented greater mental strength at key moments in the third half, allowing him to close the duel in his favor and ring his ticket to the final. Garín’s good week at teutón Harbour, considering he arrived with more doubt than certainties, as he added defeats in the first round of the Masters 1,000 in Cincinnati and Rome, in addition to the second round at the US Open.Now the number one Chilean tennis player, if his knee allows, will focus on the French Open dispute , Roland Garros, third Grand Slam of the season. In its parisian clay premiere it will be measured with the German Philipp Kohlschreiber (85th).

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