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Patna : Third seed Daniil Medvedev, 24, Russia, 6th seed Matteo Berrettini, 24, Italy, and 15th seed Felix Auger Aliassime, 20, Canada, marched into men’s singles third round of US Open tennis tournament winning their respective second round matches comfortably at New Your City, New York, USA, on September 4, 2020.
Medvedev, who lost to Rafael Nadal, Spain, in the 2019 US Open final, beat Christopher O’ Connell, 26, Australia, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 in 2nd round winning 4 break points in the match. The Russian fired 9 Aces in the match to 4 by Connell. Medvedev won 5 games in a row during the match. The Russian, who has won 7 ATP singles titles, will face Jeffrey John Wolf, USA, in 3rd round.
Sixth seed Berrettini beat Ugo Humbert, 22, France, in a tough contest 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 winning two break points in the match. The Italian hammered 16 Aces in the match to 5 by Humbert, who committed 6 double faults in the match. Berrettini also won 3 games in a row in the match. He will face Casper Ruud, 21, Norway, in third round.
Aliassime defeated winner of three Grand Slam singles titles Andy Murray, 33, UK, 6-2, 6-3, 6-4 in 2nd round winning 4 break points in the match. Aliassime hammered 24 Aces in match to just 2 by Murray, the winner of two Wimbledon singles titles.-