The unknown Tim Van Rijthoven, managed to collect his first victories on the ATP circuit. Moreover, he managed to beat Daniil Medvedev in the final and won his first title on the circuit.
The incognito Dutch tennis player, Tim Van Rijthoven guest of the organization of the tournament of ‘s-Hertogenbosch, never had won a game ATP. This time, the young man went from surprise to surprise until reaching the final, where he faced the powerful Russian Daniel Medvedevnumber 2 in the world ranking.
The Dutchman fought against various challenges during the tournament, where in the semi-finals he beat the ‘jewel’ Canadian, Felix Auger-Aliassime (world No. 9), in sets of 6-3, 1-6 and 7(7)-6(5).
After the meeting with the player of Canada, Tim took on the second best racquet in the world and he won uncomplicated in a prodigious feast of the young tulip. In just over an hour, the Dutchman sent Daniel with a marker 6-4 and 6-1.
The 25-year-old local showed his potential with various shots and a big one-handed backhand, which complicated the whole match for his opponent, who the precedent at the meeting, was the clear winner.
On the other hand, the Russian, who had just lost his last final in Australia, facing the Spaniard Rafael Nadal, seemed to bear the title of Librema Open (as the ‘s-Hertogenbosch tournament is known), but the unknown player had in his hands the surprise of the day.
Tim Van Rijthoven wandered around the stall 205 of the world circuit, but after a great week he got his first title and reached the position 106 in the ATP rankingthus climbing 99 places in the competition.