“I played well, I followed the tactics I set and it worked,” smiled Solnický after the match, set six in the tournament. A hit from the recent extra league returned to his opponent on Tuesday on the Prague court. Despite a 2-0 lead on sets and two match points in it, he eventually lost to the Englishman. “I knew what to expect. I prepared well and learned from the last match. I waited and then attacked against, “Solnický returned to the last duel with very long exchanges against the 82nd player in the world rankings.