# Chinese tennis player Jibin Wu of China (ATP 90) took a 4:1 lead against Japan’s Yosuki Watanuki (ATP 99), but lost his temper and retired. The player received medical attention, was given the green light to continue the game, however, U decided not to continue.
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• On the first day of the Washington tournament, the thermometer showed 28-29 degrees.
# Compared to the parallel Washington WTA 500, the men’s tournament has a weaker lineup of players, although the prize fund is almost three times larger than the women’s.
• Washington « ATP 500 » this time has no one from the « top 8 » and there are only five « top 20 » tennis players. The first three numbers of the tournament – American Taylor Fritz (#9), American Francis Tiafoe (#10), Canadian Felix Ogier-Aljasim (#12), Polish Hubert Hurkach (#17) and Bulgarian Grigor Dmitrov (#20).
# There are two more tournaments in men’s tennis this week. In the Los Cabos « ATP 250 » scheduled in Mexico, the first number is the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas (ATP 5th), while in the « ATP 250 » held in the small town of Kitzbühel in Austria, the Argentinean Tomas Martin Etcheverry (ATP 34th) is the number one.
Washington – atptour.com