Forced to go through Wimbledon qualifying, Benoît Paire lost in the first round on Monday in London against Oscar Otte (6-3, 6-3).
Benoît Paire will not see Wimbledon main draw. Beaten by the German Oscar Otte on Monday (6-3, 6-3) in the first qualifying round, the 146th player in the world is already drawing a line under the gr season. “Gr season over. Good luck to all for Wimbledon“, he wrote in stride on his Twitter account.
Already on Sunday, Paire was worried when he saw that the draw reserved Otte for him, only 195th but author of a 3rd round last year at the All England Club, before a potential second round against the Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis, former 69th worldwide. “Is it the qualifiers or the final table?“asked the Avignonnais on Twitter.
This is the first time that Benoît Paire has not qualified for the main draw at Wimbledon, a tournament in which he reached the eighth in 2017 and 2019.