Bublik’s madness in his ATP loss in Lyon

The Kazakh tennis player lost 6-4 and 7-5 against Frenchman Giovanni Mpetshi Perricard, but he left one of his many fun things on the court.

World number 19 will play Grégoire Barrère in his Roland Garros debut. (Mateo Villalba/Getty Images)

Alexander Bublik (19th) fell 6-4 and 7-5 before the French Giovanni Mpetshi Perricard for the semifinals of Lyon ATP 250tournament where Thomas Etcheverry is in the final. Kasajo, apart from being a good tennis player, is known for making specific plays without caring about the context of the match.

Losing in the semifinals of the French tournament is no exception, because Bublik in the fifth game of the first set he was 0-40 and decided release from below. He got the point and repeated the action six times. Finally he won the game and became 23 on the set.

However the number 19 in the world ended in defeat and Mpetshi Perricard play him first final in his short career against the Argentine Thomas Etcheverry, who defeated Luciano Darderi by 6-2 and 6-4. Bublik will be back in action next week Roland Garroswhere they will face the local Grégoire Barrère.

The Argentines crosses in the first round of Roland Garros


  • Francisco Cerundolo vs. Yannick Hanfmann (Germany)
  • Pedro Cachín vs. Tommy Paul (USA)
  • Federico Coria vs. Taylor Fritz (USA)
  • Thomas Etcheverry vs. Arthur Cazaux (France)
  • Sebastian Baez vs. Qualy/Lucky Loser
  • Mariano Navone vs. Pablo Carreño Busta (Spain)
  • Thiago Tirante vs. Pedro Martínez (Spain)

* It remains to be seen who he will face Roman Burruchaga.


  • Lourdes Carlé vs. Elise Mertens (Belgium)
  • Nadia Podoroska vs. Victoria Azarenka (Belarus)

* It remains to be seen who he will face Julia Riera.

Source: Tycsports

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