Gabriel Debru wins Roland-Garros juniors!
Gabriel Debru champion! This Saturday afternoon on court No. 14 at Porte d’Auteuil, the youngster from Grenoble Tennis (15th ITF and seeded No. 14) won Roland-Garros juniors after a 2h01 battle that he is not ready to forget.
Opposed to the Belgian Gilles Arnaud Bailly (16 years old, 20th ITF), the protege of Guillaume De Choudens and Louis Conchon, now trained at the National Training Center by Stéphane Huet, won 7-6 (5), 6-3 . His sixth victory of the week, on clay in Paris, where he lost only one set.
3:13 p.m .: IT’S DONE!!!!!!!!! GABRIEL DEBRU WINS ROLAND-GARROS JUNIORS! On a magnificent forehand passing, the Isérois gleans his first Grand Slam tournament in juniors.
3:12 p.m .: THREE MATCH BALLS FOR DEBRU!!! Bailly misses his volley and offers three title chances for the Grenoblois!
3:11 p.m .: the Grenoblois are two points from the match! 0-30!
3:09 p.m .: Debru confirms his break after a big battle! He is one game away from the title! (5-3)
3:06 p.m.: it’s saved!
3:05 p.m.: Debru still in danger on his face-off! Break point for Bailly!
3:01 p.m .: NEW BREAK FOR DEBRU! The Isérois provokes the fault of Bailly and takes the service of his opponent for the second time in this set! (4-3)
3 p.m.: new chance for Debru, after a winning forehand!
2:59 p.m.: not patient enough, the Grenoble player sends his forehand into the net! 40-40.
2:58 p.m.: Debru pushes hard and offers himself a new break point in this set!
2:55 p.m.: Debru easily returns to the score (3-3).
2:52 p.m.: the rhythm fell in this meeting and Bailly went back in front (3-2).
2:49 p.m.: without forcing, Debru returns to height (2-2).
2:45 p.m.: the Belgian ends up winning his face-off and takes control of the set (2-1).
2:44 p.m.: it is once again saved by Bailly on an unstoppable long line forehand.
2:43 p.m.: another opportunity wasted by Debru after too long a comeback! But he offers himself another on a winning forehand.
2:41 p.m.: two new break points for Debru following an unforced error by Bailly! The Belgian dismisses the first.
2:39 p.m .: but Gilles Arnaud Bailly returns in stride by taking the service of the Grenoblois! (1-1)
2:36 p.m .: BREAK FOR DEBRU! The Grenoblois takes the lead in this second round! (1-0)
2:33 p.m.: Bailly saves the furniture and returns to 40-40.
2:31 p.m.: Debru continues his effort after winning the first set! Three break points for the Isérois.
2:22 p.m .: FIRST SET FOR DEBRU!!! The Isérois, despite a new missed set point, converts the second to take the first set after 1h17 of play! (7-6 )
2:20 p.m.: Debru offers himself two set points thanks to a well-felt lob! (6-4)
2:19 p.m.: on a sublime half-volley, Gabriel Debru takes the margin but the Grenoble player misses on the next point (5-4).
2:18 p.m.: Bailly comes back to 4-3 after a nice forehand down the line.
2:17 p.m .: Debru puts Bailly at fault and takes a two-point lead (4-2).
14h16: Bailly recovers to 2-2, then Debru regains the advantage (3-2).
2:15 p.m .: mini-break for Debru on a direct fault from the Belgian! (2-1)
2:14 p.m.: Debru misses his forehand and Bailly comes back to 1-1.
2:13 p.m.: at the net, Debru won the first point of the tie-break (1-0).
14:12 a.m.: … and advantage for Bailly, who then offered himself a decisive game (6-6).
2:11 p.m.: new equality after a foul from the Belgian…
2:10 p.m.: the Belgian shows mentality to save the first set point, before taking things in hand on the fly. Bailly advantage.
2:10 p.m .: OH DEBRU’S TERRIBLE FOREHEAD! The Grenoblois scotch Bailly on his baseline and offers himself a set point!
2:09 p.m.: thanks to a nice backhand then a smash, Debru returns to height. 30-30.
2:08 p.m.: another unforced error for Debru, who “drinks” his forehand. 30-15.
2:07 p.m.: after a good exchange, Bailly commits the fault. 15-15.
2:06 p.m.: Debru returns Bailly’s serve too far. 15-0.
2:04 p.m.: new game well negotiated by Debru, who now leads 6-5.
2:02 p.m.: on a smash, Bailly comes back up (5-5).
2:01 p.m.: the first is missed by Bailly, who plays too long. 40-30.
2 p.m.: new unforced error for Debru who offers two equalizing balls to the Belgian. 40-15.
1:59 p.m.: beautiful forehand winner from Bailly, which leaves Debru on the spot. 30-15.
1:58 p.m.: on a ball yet within reach, the Grenoble player misses his return. 15-15.
1:57 p.m.: Debru causes the fault of the Belgian. 0-15.
1:55 p.m.: thanks in particular to two aces, Gabriel Debru went back in front and put pressure on Bailly at the end of the first set (5-4).
1:54 p.m.: on his way, Gilles Arnaud Bailly equalized by quietly winning his service game (4-4).
1:50 p.m.: THE SECOND IS GOOD FOR BAILLY! The Belgian erases his late break in stride by pushing Debru to the fault (4-3).
1:49 p.m.: the first is saved on a serve and volley.
1:48 p.m.: Bailly reacts well and gives himself two break points to come back.
1:45 p.m .: FIRST BREAK FOR DEBRU!!! The Grenoble player took advantage of another unforced error from his opponent to escape in this round (4-2).
1:43 p.m.: Bailly saves her at the net, but he fouls on the next ball! New Debru perk.
1:42 p.m.: the Isérois is letting go more and more and putting Bailly in difficulty. He even gets his first break point on a superb winning return! Advantage.
1:36 p.m.: finally a game well led by Debru! Even though he was trailing 0-30, the Grenoble player relied on his serve to regain control (3-2).
1:32 p.m.: Bailly has been very consistent since the start of the match and easily won his face-off to come back level (2-2).
1:29 p.m.: Debru finally wins his face-off and regains the advantage in this round (2-1).
1:26 p.m.: Debru seems a little tense and is manhandled by Bailly! He must save another break point, the fifth since the start of the match.
1:24 p.m.: … and the second too, on a winning serve!
1:23 p.m.: the first is saved after an unforced error from the Belgian…
1:22 p.m.: Debru once again in difficulty on his serve. Two break points for Bailly.
1:21 p.m.: Bailly equalizes! Service game mastered by the Belgian who holds the exchange well from the baseline (1-1).
1:16 p.m.: first game for Debru! The young man from Grenoble got away with it and took the lead in this match (1-0).
1:14 p.m.: Debru must already face two break points against him. But he saves them well.
1:10 p.m .: AND IT’S GOING! Both players have finished their warm-up and it is Debru who begins to serve in this first set.
1:05 p.m.: Gabriel Debru’s career in this junior Roland-Garros is almost perfect for the moment. The Grenoblois has not lost a single set since the start of the fortnight (in the semi-finals against the Croatian Dino Prizmic) and showed great ease. He is a favorite against Arnaud Bailly, but he will have to be wary of the Belgian, who notably took out the number one seed of the tournament, the American Bruno Kuzuhara, in the round of 16, saving three bullets in the process. of game.
1:03 p.m.: the two men enter the Simonne-Mathieu court. Many French supporters are already hot!
The message of encouragement from young tricolors for Debru before his final
12:59 p.m.: hello to all and welcome to our site to follow the Roland-Garros junior men’s final live between the Frenchman Gabriel Debru, seeded number 14, and the Belgian Gilles Arnaud Bailly. The match should start in a few minutes, the junior women’s final having ended a few moments ago (victory of the Czech Lucie Havlickova against the Argentine Solana Sierra in two sets 6-3, 6-3).