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Auger-Aliassime coasts past De Minaur at Cincinnati Masters

Felix Auger-Aliassime makes surprisingly quick work of Alex de Minaur on Wednesday in Cincinnati. Auger-Aliassime awaits either Jannik Sinner or Miomir Kecmanovic.

Felix Auger-Aliassime, ready to roar. Felix Auger-Aliassime, ready to roar.

No 7 seed Felix Auger-Aliassime took care of Alex de Minaur 6-3, 6-2 in round two of the Western & Southern Open on Wednesday afternoon.

De Minaur had defeated Swiss qualifier Henri Laaksonen 6-2, 6-2 in the previous round, but the Aussie was no match for Auger-Aliassime — who enjoyed a first-round bye. The Canadian’s second match of the week will come against either Jannik Sinner or Miomir Kecmanovic.

Cincinnati Masters 1000, other second-round matches and results:

  • Frances Tiafoe vs. Sebastian Korda
  • Borna Coric vs. Rafael Nadal
  • Roberto Bautista Agut vs. Marcos Giron
  • Stefanos Tsitsipas vs. Filip Krajinovic
  • Taylor Fritz vs. Nick Kyrgios
  • Casper Ruud vs. Ben Shelton
  • Miomir Kecmanovic vs. Jannik Sinner
  • John Isner vs. Hubert Hurkacz
  • Tommy Paul vs. Denis Shapovalov
  • Andy Murray vs. Cameron Norrie
  • Fabio Fognini vs. Andrey Rublev
  • Diego Schwartzman (13) beat Aslan Karatsev: 7-6 (3), 3-6, 6-2
  • Daniil Medvedev (1) beat Botic van de Zandschulp: 6-4, 7-5
  • Marin Čilić (14) beat Emil Ruusuvuori: 6-4, 6-7 (5), 7-5
  • Carlos Alcaraz (3) beat Mackenzie McDonald (WC): 6-3, 6-2

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