Alexis Lebrun qualified for the final of the WTT Contender of Tunis

It definitely does not stop. After having already disposed of Emmanuel Lebesson, 2016 European champion, Tomakazu Harimoto, world n°4, and the Chinese Xue Fei in the previous rounds, Alexis Lebrun offered himself the scalp of Mattias Falck, vice-world champion in 2019, in the semi-finals of the WTT Contender in Tunis (Tunisia), Friday evening.

Like what he had shown so far, the eldest of the Lebrun brothers activated the encounter with a bang, bringing back the first three sets quite easily. Dominant in the register of service and delivery, not hesitating to be very aggressive from the first stroke of the racket, Lebrun stifled his vis-à-vis, who waited for the fourth and fifth sets to get his head out of the match. ‘water. Unfortunately for the Swede, even after returning to 2 sets to 3, the Frenchman did not shake, notably using his backhand ball to win, 4-2.

If Falck had achieved the feat of out Lin Gaoyuan (world No. 12) in the previous round, he has, like many lately, not found the solution to the equation proposed by the very recent champion of France. Alexis Lebrun therefore joins the final, where he will find Hugo Calderano, 6th world racket, on Saturday, and confirms that he will be a (very) serious outsider at the next European Championships, which will be held from August 13 to 21 in Munich.


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