News ID: 108308
Publish Date : 28 October 2022 - 22:31

VIENNA (Reuters) - Borna Coric of Croatia has rallied to eliminate second-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (4) in the second round of the Erste Bank Open on Thursday in Vienna, Austria.
The 27th-ranked player in the world, Coric saved nine of 12 break points while breaking Tsitsipas’ serve three times in six opportunities. Despite the loss, Tsitsipas served 14 aces without a double fault.
Third seed Andrey Rublev of Russia also bowed out, with Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria prevailing 6-3, 6-4. American Marcos Giron also upset British seventh seed Cameron Norrie of Great Britain 6-3, 6-4.
No. 1 seed Daniil Medvedev of Russia had an easier time while defeating Dominic Thiem of Austria 6-3, 6-3. No. 5 seed Hubert Hurkacz of Poland outlasted Finland’s Emil Ruusuvuori 7-5, 4-6, 6-3, and Italian sixth seed Jannik Sinner beat Francisco Cerundolo of Argentina 7-5, 6-3.
No. 3 seed Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada needed just 49 minutes to defeat Serbia’s Miomir Kecmanovic 6-1, 6-0 in the second round in Basel, Switzerland.
Auger-Aliassime had a 10-0 advantage in aces, never faced break point and won an overwhelming 22 of 24 first-service points (91.7 percent) in the rout.

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