James Munar said goodbye to the tennis tournament Metz (France), when it fell first round the place is new Arthur Rinderknechtimposed by 6-2, 2-6 and 7-5in a match that was very close to the Mallorca native, who dominated the final set 4-1.
And Munar (n.56 ATP), after easily surrendering the first set (2-6) and comfortably retaliating in the second (6-2), counted against Rinderknech (n.60) with an advantage of 4 -1 in last third.
But the Spaniard, experiencing his first rivalry with the Frenchman, lowered his level of success, which Rinderknech took advantage of, first, to Romerele the serve in the seventh game and, later, to level the contest (5-5) .
Munar also began to show physical problems, which caused him to give up the last three games (tenth, eleventh of his serve, and twelfth), giving Rinderknech a pass to the second round of the French tournament.
In other duels of the day, the victories of the Finn Emil Ruusuvuori and the Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili (n.5 of the tournament) against the Czech Jiri Lehecka (6-4, 6-4) and the Belgian Bergs, who retired injured when winning. ( 6-4, 2-1), respectively.
Source: La Verdad