Roehampton has had a makeover but the emotions on one of the most charged days in the tennis calendar remain the same
In the middle of a cool Thursday afternoon in Roehampton, as a tense five-set tussle finally reached its conclusion, a long scream pierced the summer air at the Bank of England Sports Ground.
Kimmer Coppejans, a 29-year-old Belgian ranked 187th, had recovered from a two sets to one deficit to pull off a hard-fought five set victory against Taro Daniel. After his opponent’s final unforced error, Coppejans fell to the ground.
Written by Tumaini Carayol
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