An injury to his left foot led to the withdrawal of the Portuguese number one, who is also 113th in the world ATP ranking, when he was ahead at 2-1, against the 22-year-old from Poland.

“I felt a pain in my left foot before the meeting. I decided to try it, but it didn’t work. I preferred not to take any chances,” said the Lisboner, when speaking to Lusa, after only 12 minutes on court.