After the Newport final, Alexander Bublik said that a player “makes his own luck” on the court, which left John Isner less than satisfied. Maxime Cressy, an Isner countryman, upset Bublik in the Newport final 2-6 6-3 7-6 (3) to claim the championship.
With a 6-2, 3-0 lead against the American, Bublik appeared to be heading for a convincing triumph. Cressy then staged an incredible comeback to win the match in three sets. Bublik stated after the game that he believed Cressy was really fortunate.
“You struck it lucky. Your entire reward money is on the red. You will succeed greatly “During the award ceremony on the court, Bublik assured Cressy. He said, “I apologize for being lucky.” and Cressy appeared a little surprised.
Isner on Bublik’s remarks regarding Cressy
“One creates their own luck. Max plays a style of game that makes opponents uneasy. congratulation on your first title, he “Isner sent a statement.
In Newport, Cressy defeated three Americans en route to triumph. Isner was defeated by Cressy 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 in the semifinals.
The 25-year-old Cressy only recently made his ATP debut. Cressy returned to Newport a year after making his ATP debut and took home his maiden ATP championship there. I never imagined I would win my first championship in this manner, Cressy remarked, adding that it was an incredible sensation.
“Here is where I competed in my first ATP competition, and the atmosphere is always fantastic. There were many highs and lows today, but I am proud of myself for standing up for myself.” In the last 12 months, Cressy has made a spectacular rise and is currently ranked No. 33 in the world.
33 worldwide. Cressy is expected to receive a seeding at the U.S. Open as he solidifies his position as one of the top American players.