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Patna : World No 12 Diego Schwartzman, 25, Argentina, World No 13 in ATP rankings Pablo Carreno Busta, 27, Spain, World No 20 Borna Coric, 21, Croatia, and World No 29 Milos Raonic, 27, Canada, entered the second round of 32 in ATP Rogers Cup, Toronto, Canada, on August 7, 2018. Top seed Rafal Nadal, 32, Spain, who had got a bye in the first round, will play his first match on August 8 against World No 55 Benoit Paire, 29, France, in second round of 32.

Schwartzamn, the 11th seed, defeated World No 16 Kyle Edmund, 23, UK, 6-1, 6-2 in the first round. Schwartzman won 4 break points to none by Edmund. He also 4 Aces to 2 by Edmund. Busta, the 12th seed, entered the second round when his rival in first round of 64 Yoshihito Nishioka, 22, Japan, the World No 206, retired trailing 0-1 after the first set.

Corin defeated World No 94 Vasek Pospisil, 28, Canada, 6-4, 6-3 in the first round of 64. Coric won 3 break points to none by Pospisil.

Raonic stunned World No 11 David Goffin, 27, Belgium, 6-3, 6-4 in the first round of 64. Raonic fired 13 Aces in the match to just 2 by Goffin. Both the players committed 3 dou le faults each. Raonic won 2 break points too. World No 32 Sam Querrey, 30, USA, beat World No 25 Adrian Mannarino, 30, France, 6-2, 7-5 to enter the scond round of 32. Querrey fired 13 Aces to just 2 by Mannarino.

Winner of three Grand Slam titles Stan Wawrinka, 33, Switzerland, the World No 195, upset World No 17 Nick Kyrgios, 23, Australia, 1-6, 7-5, 7-5 to enter the secondround. Kyrgios fired 26 Aces to 13 by Wawrinka. Both players won 2 break points each.

 

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