Frenchman Gabriel Debru wins the junior tournament

Frenchman Gabriel Debru wins the junior tournament


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Gabriel Debru won the Roland-Garros junior tournament against Belgian Gilles Arnaud Bailly on Saturday.

Failing to shine in the main tournament, the French stand out at Roland Garros in the junior tournament. Gabriel Debru won the final on Saturday, June 4, against Belgian Gilles Arnaud Bailly, 7-6 (7/5), 6-3. The young Grenoble succeeds Luca Van Assche, last year’s winner of the under-18 tournament.

Debru is the youngest winner since a certain Holger Rune, a surprise guest in the senior quarterfinals this week after drops world number 4 and outgoing finalist Stefanos Tsitsipas.

The tray to pass

The Isérois has an advantage: its size, 1.94 meters. “But I haven’t finished pushing,” the young player said during the senior tournament qualifiers, which he went through.

The teenager of the 2005 generation (December 21) had successfully returned to the junior tournament. Next goal? The writings of the French bac, which he must pass on June 16.

The right-hander, who was very comfortable with the microphones as well as in front of the Simonne-Mathieu court audience, had become the fourth youngest player to win a match in the main draw of a Challenger tournament (the second world level) in Roanne in November. since 2000.

With AFP

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