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Dubai Open: Auger-Aliassime moves into second round

Felix Auger-Aliassime won against Maxime Cressy 7-6 (4), 3-6, 6-3 on Tuesday and will play Italian Lorenzo Sonego in the next round

Felix Auger-Aliassime Felix Auger-Aliassime in Qatar (Imago/Panoramic)
Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships •Third round • completed
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Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime, the No 4 seed, defeated American Maxime Cressy 7-6 (4), 3-6, 6-3 to advance to the second round of the Dubai Open at the Aviation Club Tennis Centre on Tuesday.

Auger-Aliassime, ranked No 9, will play Italian Lorenzo Sonego next.

Auger-Aliassime got some measure of revenge against the American, who defeated him in the first round of Wimbledon last summer.

Dubai ATP500, other first-round results (Aviation Club Tennis Centre, hard, USD 2.855.495, most recent results first):

  • Alexander Shevchenko vs. Hubert Hurkacz
  • Novak Djokovic vs. Tomas Machac
  • Daniil Medvedev vs. Matteo Arnaldi
  • Alexander Bublik vs. Alexandar Lazarov: tuesday
  • Francesco Passaro vs. Mikael Ymer: tuesday
  • Borna Coric (8) beat Daniel Evans: 2-2 ret.
  • Botic van de Zandschulp beat Karen Khachanov (6): 7-5, 6-2
  • Christopher O’Connell (Q) beat Emil Ruusuvuori: 7-5, 6-4
  • Alexander Zverev (7) beat Jiri Lehecka: 4-6, 6-3, 6-4
  • Andrey Rublev (2) beat Filip Krajinovic: 7-5, 6-2
  • Pavel Kotov (Q) beat Alexei Popyrin (WC): 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (3)
  • Alejandro Davidovich Fokina beat Malek Jaziri (WC): 6-2, 6-0
  • Tallon Griekspoor beat Constant Lestienne: 6-4, 3-6, 6-2
  • Lorenzo Sonego beat Marc-Andrea Huesler: 7-5, 6-3
  • Thanasi Kokkinakis (WC) beat Quentin Halys (LL): 6-4, 7-6 (9)
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