Subscribe to our newsletter

Citi Open: Tiafoe moves into quarter-finals against Kyrgios

It will be Frances Tiafoe vs Nick Kyrgios in the Washington, D.C. quarterfinals later on Friday. Tiafoe earned his spot in the matchup by beating Botic van de Zandschulp.

Frances Tiafoe - US OPEN 2021 Frances Tiafoe – US OPEN 2021

Frances Tiafoe, the No 10 seed, beat eighth-seeded Botic van de Zandschulp 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 to reach the quarter-finals of the Citi Open at Rock Creek Park Tennis Center in Washington, D.C. on Friday afternoon.

Tiafoe will play Australian Nick Kyrgios next.

The world No 27 had previously defeated fellow American Christopher Eubanks 6-3, 7-6 (2). In the previous round Van De Zandschulp, ranked No 26, followed up a bye with a 7-6(6), 6-7(5), 6-4 victory over Croatian qualifier Borna Gojo.

Here are the other third-round results and schedule for the Washington, D.C. ATP 500:

  • Nick Kyrgios beat Reilly Opelka (4): 7-6(1), 6-2
  • Sebastian Korda beat Grigor Dimitrov (5): 4-6, 6-1, 6-2
  • Andrey Rublev (1) beat Maxime Cressy (13): 6-4, 7-6(8)
  • J.J. Wolf (WC) beat Holger Rune (9): 7-5, 4-6, 6-3
  • Daniel Evans (16) beat Taylor Fritz (3): 3-6, 7-6(6), 4-1, ret.
  • Mikael Ymer beat Emil Ruusuvuori: 6-3, 6-7(3), 6-4
  • Yoshihito Nishioka beat Karen Khachanov (7): 7-6(2), 7-6(1)
Your comments

Your email address will not be published.



This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.