ATP roundup: Delbonis upsets Cuevas at Swedish Open
|reuters.com 18 Jul 2019 at 20:31|
Federico Delbonis of Argentina recorded a 6-4, 6-4 victory over third-seeded Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Swedish Open at Bastad.
FILE PHOTO: Tennis - Wimbledon - All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain - July 2, 2019 Argentina s Federico Delbonis gestures during his first round match against Britain s Dan Evans REUTERS/Hannah McKay
Delbonis will next face eighth-seeded Joao Sousa of Portugal, who posted a 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 victory over Sweden’s Elias Ymer.
Fourth-seeded Richard Gasquet of France notched a 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory over Austria’s Dennis Novak. Gasquet will meet sixth-seeded Argentine Juan Ignacio Londero, who outlasted Bolivia’s Hugo Dellien 4-6, 7-5, 6-3.
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Italian qualifier Salvatore Caruso stunned second-seeded Borna Coric of Croatia 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 to reach the quarterfinals in Umag, Croatia.
Caruso will next face Argentina’s Facundo Bagnis, who sailed to a 6-3, 6-3 win over Croatia’s Nino Serdarusic.
Fourth-seeded Dusan Lajovic of Serbia was a 6-4, 6-3 winner over Russia’s Andrey Rublev. Lajovic will face Slovenia’s Aljaz Bedene, who eliminated Italy’s Jannik Sinner with a 7-6 (3), 6-3 victory.
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Rain interrupted play with only one singles match even starting before matches in Newport, R.I., were postponed.
Spain’s Marcel Granollers off got to a good start, winning the first set 6-3 in his quarterfinal match against Mischa Zverev of Germany before play was called for the day.
Top-seeded John Isner was among the players who had their matches pushed back to Friday. Isner is slated to face Australia’s Matthew Ebden.