“Pretty upset. Follow live Daniel Altmaier vs Feliciano Lopez coverage at Yahoo! 7th seed Matteo Berrettini will take on qualifier Daniel Altmaier in the third round of the 2020 French Open on Saturday. “It’s my first time on this court and playing in Paris, I’m delighted to be in the fourth round,” Altmaier said in an on-court interview. ", Smith added: "Onwards and upwards. "It's been just the most brilliant breakthrough for Daniel Altmaier. Sky Scholar Daniel Altmaier … Sky Scholar Daniel Altmaier recalls the moment he met Anthony Joshua and the words of advice the heavyweight champion told him to take onto the tennis court. I think that's why he's such a hero worldwide.". Speaking with BILD, Altmaier lauded Rafael Nadal's record at the French Open and also admitted that … Watch highlights as Daniel Altmaier beats Feliciano Lopez at the 2020 French Open. Altmaier, 22, won 74 percent of the points on his first serve and saved six of seven break points on his way to the biggest victory of his career. 00:03:06, 268 views, 28/09/2020 at 21:14 Tennis French Open 2020: With calm and patience - "Hobby angler" Daniel Altmaier is back in the mix. The 22-year-old was not even sure he would make his debut at this year’s claycourt Grand Slam at Roland Garros as he was struggling with an injury and needed a go-ahead from a doctor at the last minute to take part in the qualifiers. 17th seed Pablo Carreno Busta faces German qualifier Daniel Altmaier in the fourth round of the 2020 French Open. Yet, qualifying for the French Open was always going to be tough. Find the latest Daniel Altmaier vs Feliciano Lopez score, including stats and more. Process ️‍♂️ #RG20 pic.twitter.com/Fv7tl8AuRP. It's helped him mature as a man and he stands in really good shape. Hits and misses: Where are City hallmarks? Altmaier's next target is the main draw of the Australian Open in January but the German is staying calm and promises this is just the start of things to come. I hope the crowd and the TV audience enjoyed watching, as I want to entertain.”. I was really feeling bad on the court. Sky Scholar Daniel Altmaier upset Matteo Berrettini to continue his dream run at this year's French Open German qualifier Daniel Altmaier, ranked 186th … The match will take place on Monday October 5th, 2020. It’s painful. The time was really short. He reveals his love for tennis and says he won't shy away from the added pressure after his heroics at the French Open, The German reveals his pain at not taking advantage of his opportunities in his defeat to Carreno Busta, Altmaier says he has to block out all the external factors and focus on the process of improving after shining at Roland Garros, Harvey Elliott: The Liverpool wonderkid starring at Blackburn, Klopp 'respects' Jose disregard for style, WBA not commenting on Bilic future, no Allardyce approach, Tsunoda replaces Kvyat at AlphaTauri for 2021, Eubank Jr: Why Canelo will dominate Smith, 'I played with concussion symptoms for nine months', Mourinho: Son wants to spend career with Spurs. "I was gutted at the end of the six matches that he didn't quite get through but there's a lot to take from it. There will be a few eyeballs on him now. I look forward for our next meeting definitely to learn more because he's the type of guy who is actually sharing a lot of his success already to the public. Carreno Busta opened up and revealed that he is battling health issues. Tennis: Allez Dan! PARIS (Reuters) – German qualifier Daniel Altmaier, ranked 186th in the world, bundled out Italian seventh seed Matteo Berrettini from the French Open with … Djokovic, who took the first set in 25 minutes, has lost just 15 games in his opening three matches. Altmaier, whose father was an amateur boxer, recalled the moment Joshua helped inspire him on his journey after his victory over Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium in 2018. Qualifier Daniel Altmaier stunned seventh seed Matteo Berrettini as he claimed a memorable victory at the 2020 French Open in reaching the last 16. I think working hard, enjoying the process, was one advice he gave me. The German qualifier had already dispatched seeds Jan-Lennard Struff and Matteo Berrettini and was hoping to become the first player to reach the quarter-final of his maiden Grand Slam appearance since Alex Radulescu at Wimbledon in 1996. Altmaier counts rewards from putting in hard yards. Playing his first-ever main draw match at a Grand Slam, World No. German qualifier Daniel Altmaier, ranked 186th in the world, bundled out Italian seventh seed Matteo Berrettini from the French Open with a comprehensive 6-2 7-6(5) 6-4 victory on Saturday. World number one Novak Djokovic put in another assured performance to beat Daniel Elahi Galan and reach the French Open fourth round. Altmaier made his ATP main draw debut as a qualifier at the 2017 Geneva Open, defeating Alexander Ward and Petr Michnev in qualifying. 57 Feliciano Lopez in the first round of the French Open on Monday. This French Open 2020 match is a rehash of their US Open 2020 match, wherein Djokovic was disqualified. Altmaier's impressive French Open run was ended emphatically by Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta as the 17th seed claimed a 6-2 7-5 6-2 victory late on Monday. Daniel Altmaier, the world No. Daniel Altmaier at the 2020 French Open. I tried to fight. "He is meticulous, he's dedicated, he's disciplined, he's intelligent and he has amassed the right people around him with the right coaches and the right support network - I think that's why he had such a huge success in last two-and-a-half weeks. He's taken it well, he's obviously upset, he's going to analyse it. Highlights | Daniel Altmaier - Feliciano Lopez. Despite his best efforts, Altmaier's dream run came to an end. The 22-year-old came through the qualifying tournament to reach the French Open main draw and upset seventh-seeded Matteo Berrettini 6-2, 7-6 (5), 6-4 to storm into the fourth round. Is it the two-week gap from the end of the U.S. Open to the start of the French Open? "I've been working really hard for this. 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"It's been incredible," he said. 186 Daniel Altmaier stunned World No. On Saturday, Altmaier picked up the biggest win in his nascent career on Court Philippe Chatrier by defeating the world number eight Berrettini, having also beaten Feliciano Lopez and Jan-Lennard Struff in his previous rounds. “My coach and I have been working so hard to be here, and while I’ve struggled with a few injuries, I am super pleased it’s at Roland Garros. At the French Open he has now reached the second round from qualifying, where he meets Jan-Lennard Struff. German qualifier Daniel Altmaier, ranked 186th in the world, bundled out Italian seventh seed Matteo Berrettini from the French Open with a comprehensive 6-2 7-6(5) 6 … 186, topped Berrettini in just two hours, 18 minutes to become the fifth qualifier since 2000 to reach the Round of 16 at a Grand Slam. Watch highlights as German wildcard Daniel Altmaier's run at the French Open was ended by Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta. October 3, 2020 10:25 AM Stefanos Tsitsipas progressed to the French Open fourth round, as did qualifier Daniel Altmaier, who shocked Matteo Berrettini. Altmaier broke the off-colour Italian’s serve four times to win their first career meeting in two hours and 15 minutes. But, Altmaier jumped out to a 3-0 lead in that match and didn’t look back, taking out Griekspoor 6-1 6-3. Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. We've been through so much together over the last three years plus and I've watched him develop from a teenager with talent and lofty ambitions through a real tough couple of years of injury problems and he has never wavered from the plan, the process, the belief. "This is the beginning, but it's not the beginning because we've already been through so much. See here for a complete list of exchanges and delays. The Serb, bidding for his 18th Grand Slam title, beat the Colombian qualifier 6-0 6-3 6-2. News, Comment & Analysis @RazMirza. The German qualifier, … "Work hard and enjoy the process." It's a learning process. The qualifier brushed past seventh seed Matteo Berrettini 6-2 7-6 (5) 6-4 in 2 hours and 15 minutes this afternoon on Chatrier. It was really interesting because he mentioned to me 'fight every second'," said Altmaier. But I guess that’s tennis. Sports. He's in a great position now. He moves forward with the team and he can eventually reflect on what's been an incredible last few weeks.". PARIS: German qualifier Daniel Altmaier, ranked 186th in the world, bundled out Italian seventh seed Matteo Berrettini from the French Open with a … I’m feeling bad now,” said Berrettini. Available to download now on - iPhone & iPad and Android, Daniel Altmaier reveals how being up close with Anthony Joshua has inspired him on his stunning run at the French Open. PARIS (Reuters) - German qualifier Daniel Altmaier, ranked 186th in the world, bundled out Italian seventh seed Matteo Berrettini from the French Open with a comprehensive 6-2 7-6(5) 6-4 victory on Saturday. French Open 2020: Daniel Altmaier - for the first time a really strong piece by the boy from the Lower Rhine Daniel Altmaier causes a sensation at the French Open 2020. Sky Sports Scholar mentor Adam Smith, Sky's Head of Boxing Development and commentator, reflected on Altmaier's journey at Roland Garros. Daniel Altmaier was considered a great German tennis hope, but was injured for a long time. The Sky Scholarship programme has been fantastically supportive of him. He's very humble, he's 22, and he's got an enormously bright future. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-tennis-frenchopen-altmaier-idUSKBN26O0HP Daniel Altmaier pointed to his head after seventh seed Matteo Berrettini erred on match point. Especially when Altmaier was drawn to face recent clay court Challenger finalist Tallon Griekspoor in the first round. It … “Didn’t play well in the big stage. It's going to be a very exciting next few months and years ahead for Daniel Altmaier and I'll be there every step of the way, right in his corner, everyday, win or lose. In the fourth round Altmaier will meet the winner of the Spanish battle between 10th seed Roberto Bautista Agut and U.S. Open semi-finalist Pablo Carreno Busta, seeded 17th. "I think for me it was a very, very positive week," he said. "Me and Adam Smith, my mentor on the Sky Scholarship Programme, went inside the locker room to congratulate him. "Look, fine margins and a fine, fine performance in defeat. What next for Altmaier? There is something of a prevailing sense among some players that, as expressed by Daniel Altmaier, the 22-year-old German who is ranked 186th, and never had participated in a Grand Slam tournament until qualifying for this one, “Literally everyone can beat everyone at the moment.” German qualifier Daniel Altmaier was thrilled after creating a huge upset at the end French Open and making his maiden round-of-16 of a Grand Slam. A lot of pressure, a lot of expectation, but he's not going to get giddy. The "boy from the Lower Rhine" is in the third round in Paris. We go through it together. It's for me just the beginning of everything.". I think he really deserved the win.”. Daniel Altmaier reveals how being up close with Anthony Joshua has inspired him on his stunning run at the French Open "Work hard and enjoy the process." “Before qualifying, I was struggling with an injury, so I wasn’t sure I was going to play. His ranking has shot up, he's earned some money which is much needed on a tough tennis circuit and he's earned a lot of supporters. I tried to play with what I had, but wasn’t enough. But now that he has enjoyed a taste of Grand Slam tennis at the elite level, the 22-year-old is keen for more of the same. Matteo Berrettini vs Daniel Altmaier - Round 3 Highlights I Roland-Garros 2020. Global attention is building around Daniel Altmaier after his French Open heroics but the German is staying calm and promises this is just the start! He was underlining his strength. World number one Novak Djokovic put in another assured performance to beat Daniel Elahi Galan and reach the French Open fourth round. I think I truly believe that I belong here. "For us it's a privilege, we can do a hobby or what we enjoy most into our life. In other results, German player Daniel Altmaier is proving to be a force that's difficult to stop. Near-perfect Novak Djokovic destroys Daniel Elahi Galán at French Open World No 1 in superb form as he beats Colombian 6-0, 6-3, 6-2 Seventh seed Matteo Berrettini taken out by Daniel Altmaier He became the fourth man to reach the fourth round of a Grand Slam as a qualifier after Lee Hyung-Taik Lee (2000 U.S. Open), David Goffin (2012 Roland Garros) and Juan Ignacio Londero (2019 Roland Garros) also achieved the feat. Smith continued: "He's got a wild card for Cologne and he's got a couple of ATP tournaments. ", Don't forget to follow us on skysports.com/tennis, our Twitter account @skysportstennis & Sky Sports - on the go! Reporting by Sudipto Ganguly in Mumbai; editing by Christian Radnedge. Altmaier, ranked at … PARIS - German wildcard Daniel Altmaier's impressive French Open was ended emphatically by Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta as the 17th seed claimed a 6 … He lost to Sam Querrey in the first round. He received medical attention during his fourth-round tie against Daniel Altmaier. It's an educational process. “For me, I felt the conditions were pretty heavy. In other results, German player Daniel Altmaier is proving to be a force that's difficult to stop. Altmaier hit 23 winners, many of them came from his sizzling one-handed backhand, while Berrettini’s powerful game lacked control as he dished up 42 unforced errors, the last of them on match point. All quotes delayed a minimum of 15 minutes. Daniel Altmaier, currently ranked 186th in the world, is the latest player behind yet another surprise upset at the 2020 French Open.