Beaten by tennis player/blogger Jules Marie in the first round of qualifying for the Australian Open, Benoît Paire had hit tennis rock bottom. He had a nice performance on Monday. The 112th player in the world, managed to dominate the Briton Andy Murray, 49th player in the world and seeded N.5, in the first round of the ATP 250 tournament in Montpellier. The first victory for the 34-year-old Frenchman on the main circuit since the Washington tournament... in August 2022. “I want to show and prove to everyone that I am still capable of playing tennis and obtain good results. After my loss to Jules Maris at the Australian Open, I was told: 'Why are you still playing, you're losing to a blogger'. Frankly, it's difficult to accept. I questioned myself and said to myself: 'Benoît, play for fun like you always did, try to enjoy yourself even if it doesn't go the way you want but don't put too much pressure on yourself' . »
Tennis: “I was told why are you still playing? You lose against a blogger,” breathes Benoît Paire, vengeful
Beaten by tennis player/blogger Jules Marie in the first round of qualifying for the Australian Open, Benoît Paire had hit tennis rock bottom.
29 January 2024 Monday 15:42 - 4 reads.