O’Connell ends Damm’s run in Miami

Christopher O’Connell won against Martin Damm 7-6 (5), 7-6 (5) on Sunday night. He’ll play Italian Jannik Sinner, the second seed, in the next round

Miami Open presented by Itau •Third round • completed
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Australian Christopher O’Connell advanced to the last 16 of the Miami Masters by defeating American wildcard Martin Damm 7-6 (5), 7-6 (5) at the Hard Rock Stadium on Sunday night.

O’Connell, ranked No 66, will face Italian Jannik Sinner, the second seed, next.

The Australian won against qualifier Vit Kopriva (6-2, 6-4) and American Frances Tiafoe, the No 21 seed (7-5, 7-6 (5)) ahead of his victory.

Earlier in the tournament, Damm, ranked No 204, beat Chinese Zhizhen Zhang (7-6 (2), 7-6 (3)) and No 13 seed Tommy Paul (4-6, 2-1 ret.).

Miami Masters 1000, other third-round results (Hard Rock Stadium, hard, USD 10.404.205, most recent results first):

  • Carlos Alcaraz vs. Gael Monfils
  • Lorenzo Musetti vs. Ben Shelton
  • Grigor Dimitrov vs. Yannick Hanfmann
  • Sebastian Korda vs. Hubert Hurkacz
  • Alex De Minaur vs. Jan-Lennard Struff
  • Alexander Zverev vs. Christopher Eubanks
  • Alexei Popyrin vs. Fabian Marozsan
  • Francisco Cerundolo vs. Karen Khachanov
  • Cameron Norrie vs. Daniil Medvedev
  • Ugo Humbert vs. Dominik Koepfer
  • Casper Ruud vs. Alejandro Davidovich Fokina: sunday
  • Nicolas Jarry vs. Thiago Seyboth Wild
  • Matteo Arnaldi beat Denis Shapovalov: 6-3, 7-6 (7)
  • Tomas Machac beat Andy Murray: 5-7, 7-5, 7-6 (5)
  • Jannik Sinner beat Tallon Griekspoor (25): 5-7, 7-5, 6-1

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