In the match valid for the doubles quarterfinals in Melbourne, the doubles formed by Hugo Nys and Jan Zielinski faced the French doubles formed by Arthur Rinderknech and Benjamin Bonzi. The match ended 6-1, 6-4 for the Monegasque/Polish duo, who will remember this day not only for reaching the semifinals but also for Hugo Nys’s stratospheric and almost unreal point..
The 31-year-old Frenchman but naturalized from Monaco won a point that stunned his opponents, teammate, public and even the commentator who commented on the point as follows: «I’ve never seen a point like this in my life! » Nys, in fact, in recovering a ball almost impossible by throwing the racket in an attempt to recover the ball.
Gesture not stylistically perfect but effective enough that his opponent made a mistake by hitting the net. Here you have the video published on the official Eurosport instagram page:
The Nys and Zielinski couple, after beating the French in straight sets, will face two other transalpine players in the semifinals.
This time it’s Jeremy Chardy and Fabrice Martin. The other semi-final is yet to be decided, however, as there are four more quarter-final matches to complete. So anyone who thinks that only singles matches put on a show at the Australian Open is sorely mistaken!
In this edition of the tournament, there were many incredible shots and plays. Just visit our website to find more! The doubles formed by Fabio Fognini and Simone Bolelli were eliminated in the first round of the Australian Open by the French duo formed by Fabien Reboul and Sadio Doumbia with a score of 3-6, 3-6.
Andrea Vavassori, for his part, after having passed the first round together with his teammate Marcelo Demoliner thanks to a very even match won by 6-7, 7-6, 7-6 against Joran Vliegen and Sander Gillé, had to give way to the duo formed by Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos came back from behind 6-3, 6-7, 6-2.
However, when it comes to the women’s doubles, the quarterfinals still remain to be played. Also among the qualifiers are number one tennis players Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova.