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Marseille Open: Second seed Sinner withdraws, Fils into quarter-final v Wawrinka

Arthur Fils benefited from the forfeit of Jannik Sinner on Thursday and will face Swiss Stan Wawrinka in the next round

Jannik Sinner Jannik Sinner of Italy the ABN Amro Open 2023, ATP 500 tennis tournament on February 17, 2023 in Rotterdam, Netherlands – Photo Laurent Lairys / PANORAMIC
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French wildcard Arthur Fils advanced to the last 8 of the Marseille Open after Italian Jannik Sinner, the second seed, withdrew before the match at the Palais des sports de Marseille on Thursday evening.

Fils, ranked No 118, will play Swiss Stan Wawrinka next.

Ahead of his victory, the 18-year-old Frenchman won against Russian Roman Safiullin (6-4, 6-3).

Marseille ATP250, other second-round results (Palais des sports de Marseille, hard, EUR 707.510, most recent results first):

  • Alexander Ritschard vs. Alex De Minaur
  • Grigor Dimitrov (4) beat Gijs Brouwer (Q): 6-3, 6-2
  • Hubert Hurkacz (1) beat Leandro Riedi: 4-6, 6-3, 6-2
  • Mikael Ymer vs. David Goffin
  • Stan Wawrinka beat Richard Gasquet (7): 4-6, 7-5, 6-2
  • Alexander Bublik beat Gregoire Barrere: 6-4, 6-2
  • Benjamin Bonzi beat Maxime Cressy (5): 6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-3

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