The Swiss NextGen tumbled out in Gstaad on Tuesday with a brutal pair of first-round home defeats.

The two teenagers who played the Roland Garros junior final last October in Paris were both dumped in straight sets at this VIP village in the Bernese Oberland.

French Open junior champion Dominick Stricker, the No. 281, lost 6-4, 6-4 to French No. 100 Arthur Rinderknech, a quarter-finalist last week on clay in Bastad.

Leandro Riedi, ranked 748th, was no match for No. 46 Argentine Federico Delbonis 6-3, 6-3, exiting in an hour and a quarter.

The pair joined three compatriots who had lost on Monday’s opening day at the sun-soaked venue, leaving the event without local interest.

The 18-year-old Stricker was unable to come close to the surprise showing he made prior to Paris when he reached the quarters of the ATP event in Geneva, defeating former US Open winner Marin Cilic in the first round.

The Swiss from Bern managed just a single ace to the 11 of Rinderknech while losing serve once per set.

The French winner now plays second seed Roberto Bautista Agut in the second round.

Third seed Casper Ruud, the Bastad titlewinner on Sunday, will begin in the second round against Austrian Denis Novak, who defeated Polish lucky loser Kacper Zuk 6-4, 6-4.

Main photo:- NextGen Dominic Stricker with fellow Swiss Roger Federer


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