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United States Open | Andreas and Shapovalov advanced to the 3rd round, with Pospisil eliminated

United States Open |  Andreas and Shapovalov advanced to the 3rd round, with Pospisil eliminated

(New York) Canadians Denis Shapovalov and Bianca Andreas advanced to the second round of singles at the US Open on Thursday.




Andres, the 2019 champion in New York, won 6-4, 6-4 over American Lauren Davis. Sixth seed to Andreas.

Canada focused on the next match at Louis Armstrong Stadium.

Seventh seed Denis Shapovalov won 7-6 (7), 6-3, 6-0 over Spanish star Roberto Carbolsbena.

Photo by John Minchillo, Associated Press

Denis Shapovalov

Shapovalov’s next opponent is Lloyd Harris of South Africa, 46E In this world.

The 21-year-old Ontario eliminated two delays from the break-in in the first inning for Andreas, winning by breaking the Davis service a third time.

History repeated itself in the second set, with Andreas returning from behind on two other occasions. And once again, she wrapped it up by breaking her rival service‌ again.

She took advantage of five of the seven break points she earned for Andres. She hit 19 winning shots compared to Davis 11, 98E In this world.

In the next round, Andreas will face Belgian Greet Minnen, who defeated Russian Lyudmila Samsonova.

This is the first time since May that Andreas has won two games in a row.

British Colombian Wasek Pospisil lost the magic, beating Belarusian Ilia Ivashka 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (5).

Photo by Jerry Lie, USA Today Sports

Vasek Pospisil

Ivashka have won their last eight games, including the Winston-Salem tournament.

Pospisil closed the two-run deficit to beat Fabio Fognini of Italy in five innings on Tuesday in the first round.

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This time, Pospisil, 58E At ATP, he made 35 winning shots, but also committed 46 unforced errors. Belarusian is ranked 53rdE Has managed 23 winning shots against 19 unsuccessful mistakes in the world.

Two players took a break in the fifth and sixth games of the first set. Pospisil however exploded two more times in a row awarding the round to his opponent.

Ivashka took control of the second set. However the British Columbian climbed the slope to create a stalemate at 4-4.

After she quickly won the serve game, Iwashka broke the posthumous service for the fifth time in the game and won the second inning.

Two players in the third set were less generous and needed a tiebreaker. Iwashka finished 6-3 with three match points. Pospisil closed the door twice, but Ivashka was able to celebrate his victory on the third chance, as Pospisil was unable to return his service on the line.

In doubles, Laval’s Leila Fernandez and New Zealand’s Erin Routlif defeated American Christina McHale and Mexican Giuliana Olmos 6-4, 6-2 in the first round.

This Friday night, Fernandez will face Naomi Osaka at Arthur-Ashe Stadium.

Felix Agar-Aliassim, from Montreal, will also be at work in the evening facing Roberto Bautista Agate.

Gabriela Dabrowski also began her journey on Thursday.

Ottawa athlete and fifth seed Louisa Stephanie of Brazil defeated Victoria Golubic of Switzerland and Tamara Zidanesek of Slovenia 6-1, 6-2.

In the mixed doubles, Dubrovsky and Marcus Daniel of New Zealand defeated Stephanie and his compatriot Marcelo Melo 7-5, 6-7 (3) and 11-9.

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