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2015FrenchOpen-Druidisreversed,slamdreamandthenbreakWawrinkatowinthechampionship
NewsonJune7th,Beijingtime(7thlocaltime).The2015FrenchOpenwillenteritsfinalday.Inthemuch-anticipatedmen’ssingleschampionshipgame,thenumberoneseed,theworld’sfirstDjokovic,wonthefirstplaceby6-4/4-6/3-6/4-6afterwinningthefirstset.Theseed,thefamousSwissplayerWawrinka,reversedandbecametherunner-upforthethirdtime.HealsoonceagainmissedtheopportunitytocompletetheGrandSlam.WawrinkawontheGrandSlamtitleagainafterlastyear’sAustralianOpenandtookofftheslamlabel.WawrinkawonDjokovicandWawrinkaplayedatotalof20times.Fromtherecordpointofview,thecurrentkinghasanabsoluteabsoluteadvantageof17winsand3losses,andscoredagainsttheSwissinlastyear’sannualfinalsandthisyear’sAustralianonline.’Stwo-gamewinningstreak.Inaddition,intheclaycourt,DjokovichaswonWawrinka5times.However,lookingattherecentfourmatchesbetweenthetwointheGrandSlam,bothsidesstruggled5setsbeforedecidingtowin.ForWawrinka,whoplayedwellunderthebigscene,hasalreadywonstreak,includingFederer’sinternalplayersintothefinal,hewillobviouslydohisbesttocreatemiracles.  Atthebeginningofthegame,althoughWawrinkawasabitslow,hestilltooktheleadaftersavingabreakpoint.Ontheotherhand,Djokovicobviouslyre-enteredthegame,scoringthescore1-1afterwinningtheforehand.Thetwosidesthensecuredeachotheragain.Inthefifthgame,Wawrinkareliedonamulti-beatcounterattacktoresolvethebreakpoint,thustakingthelead3-2.Thenumberoneseedwithasolidperformancewasnotaffected,andBaofaagaintriggeredatie.TheSwisssuddenlylosttheirtouchintheseventhinningandgaveuptheserveaftergivingadoubleerror.Resistingtheopponent’scounterattack,theworld’sNo.1tooka5-3leadaftersecuringthehair.Warinka,whodefendedtheninthgame,launchedacrazycounterattack,butaftersavingthebreakpoint,Djokovicstillgraspedthethirdgamepointintheservetowinthegameandtookthelead6-4.  Notaffectedbythefirstsetdefeat,Wawrinkatooktheleadinsecuringthebreakpointinthesecondsetandled1-0.Djokovicsubsequentlywontheserve,butinthescenehehasgraduallyfallenintothedisadvantage.Graduallyenteringtheintradaystage,theSwissfullydemonstratedhisabilitytoattackonthebottomlineandobtainedbreakopportunitiesinthreeconsecutiveservicegames.However,theveteranDjokovichasnoself-disorderedposition,relyingonapreciseservetoserveasacover,andhasresolvedthecrisisfourtimesbeforechasingthescoreto4-4.Wawrinka,whomissedalotofopportunities,stillmaintainedastablementality.Afterwinningtheninthgame,heonceagaintooktheleadwith5-4.Djokovic’sturnoverincreasedunderthepressureofnon-guaranteed,theSwisscompletedthebreak,andpushedbackaset6-4.  Warinka,whotookadvantageofthevictory,tooktheleadinthethirdsettosecurehisserveandthenforcedthreebreakpointsinDjokovic’sserve.Undertheadversity,theworldfirstbegantoimprove.Aftersolvingthetroublethroughactiveandaggressiveattack,thescorewastiedto1-1.Thetwosidesinitiallydefendedeachother,andWawrinkaled3-2withfourstraightgoalstodefendthefifthinning.ThefullyfiredSwisscompletelysuppressedDjokoviconthesceneandfinishedthebreakwithLoveGameinthesixthinning.Thenthebreakpointwasresolvedtodefendtheserve,andthe8thseedofthematchled5-2.AlthoughDjokovicsubsequentlychasedfourgoalsinarowwith0-30backwards,WawrinkafinallysentLoveGameagainintheservetocompletetheleadin6-3.  Inthefourthset,Wawrinka’sperformancefellback,andDjokovic,whowasforcedintodesperation,reversedthedirectionofthecourtandcompletedthebreakinthefirstreceivinggame.Thenhebrokethroughastrongoffensiveandcompletedtheguarantee,leadingtheworldtodaywitha3-0lead.Afterreturningfromthebreak,Wawrinka’sperformancebegantostabilize.Afterdefendingthefourthgame,hewasbrokenbackbythevictoryofmultipleshots.AfterresistingDjokovic’scounterattack,theSwisschasedthescore3-3.Afterthrillingthetwobreakpoints,Druidstabilizedthesituation4-3.However,Wawrinkadidnotgivein.Hewasbackedby0-40andscoredfiveconsecutivegoalstoequalizethescoreagain.Valinka,whowasmorecourageousintheVietnamWar,thencrossedtheballinastraightlineandgotanotherbreak.Djokovicthenhadabreakpointafterdissolvingthematchpoint,butWawrinkawasnotweak.Intheend,hebrokethebackhandstraightlineandwonthematchpointtocompletethereversal6-4,winningtheFrenchOpenchampionshipforthefirsttime.DjokoviclosttheMusketeerCupforthethirdtimeandmissedthegrandslam.(Benson)