29.06.2013 Impressive Lukasz upsets Paire to reach last 16

Lukasz continued his 2013 Wimbledon run of form upsetting no.25 seed Benoit Paire in straight sets, 6-1, 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday in the third round action at the Championships.

The Pole raced through the opening set in just 21 minutes, breaking his opponent twice for 6-1.

Second set was a bit more tightly contested, though it may not seem by result. After holding his serve in a long fourth game, Lukasz broke Paire in the next, and saved two break points in the sixth game before consolidating the break for 4-2 lead. He successfully converted his chance in the ninth game for two sets to love advantage.

The world no.130 was broken in the seventh game of the third set, but broke back immediately and once more till the end to seal the first win in their five career meetings two games later.

Match statistics: aces (4-8), double faults (2-6), winners (23-27), unforced errors (16-23), total points won (95-70).

With the victory over the Frenchman and reaching the last 16, Lukasz repeated his best result at the All England Club (2011).

He will take on no.111-ranked Adrian Mannarino of France on Tuesday for a place in the Wimbledon quarter-finals.



In the doubles competition, no.15 seeds Lukasz Kubot and Marcin Matkowski fought back from two sets down to beat the Australian/German pair of Marinko Matosevic and Frank Moser 2-6, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2, 6-1.


The match lasted two hours and 49 minutes.


They will face the fourth-seeded Indo-Czech combination of Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek for a place in the quarter-finals.

Comments (4):

Gratulacje Łukasz! Teraz tylko Janowicz i masz półfinał!
Dodany przez: Szymon | Dnia: 01.07.2013
go for it !!!!!! keep amazing form
Dodany przez: krzysiek bielsko biala | Dnia: 30.06.2013
POWODZENIA LUKASZ :) :) :) zyczy Ci Weronika
Dodany przez: orenczak | Dnia: 30.06.2013
So proud of your achievements this week! I watched you play Andreev the other day. Good luck Lucasz against Mannarino on Monday xx
Dodany przez: Ali Wharton | Dnia: 30.06.2013

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