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Citi Open: M. Ymer books spot in last eight, beating Ruusuvuori

Mikael Ymer edged out Emil Ruusuvuori 6-3, 6-7 (3), 6-4 on Thursday and will face the winner of the match between Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov, the No 5 seed, and American Sebastian Korda in the next round

Mikael Ymer, Washington 2022 Mikael Ymer, Washington 2022 | © Zuma / Panoramic

Swede Mikael Ymer reached the quarter-finals of the Citi Open by edging out Finn Emil Ruusuvuori 6-3, 6-7 (3), 6-4 at Rock Creek Park Tennis Center in Washington on Thursday.

Ymer, ranked No 115, will play the winner of the match between Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov, the No 5 seed, and American Sebastian Korda next.

The Swede won against Andy Murray (7-6 (8), 4-6, 6-1) and edged out Russian Aslan Karatsev, the No 15 seed (6-4, 3-6, 6-4) ahead of his victory.

Ruusuvuori, ranked No 46, edged out American Mackenzie McDonald (1-6, 6-4, 6-4) and Pole Hubert Hurkacz, the second seed (6-4, 7-6 (3)).

Washington ATP 500, other last 16 matches (Rock Creek Park Tennis Center, hard, USD 2.108.110, most recent results first):

  • Andrey Rublev vs. Maxime Cressy: thursday
  • Holger Rune vs. J.J. Wolf: thursday
  • Nick Kyrgios vs. Reilly Opelka: thursday
  • Grigor Dimitrov vs. Sebastian Korda: thursday
  • Botic van de Zandschulp vs. Frances Tiafoe: thursday
  • Taylor Fritz vs. Daniel Evans: thursday
  • Yoshihito Nishioka beat Karen Khachanov (7): 7-6 (2), 7-6 (1)
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