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Sofia Open: Australian Vukic sets up clash with top seed Sinner in quarter-finals

Aleksandar Vukic won against Fernando Verdasco 1-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Thursday evening. He’ll play Italian Jannik Sinner, the top seed, in the next round

Australian Aleksandar Vukic defeated Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 1-6, 6-4, 6-3 to move into the last eight of the Sofia Open at the Arena Armeec Sofia on Thursday evening.

Vukic, ranked No 144, will face Italian Jannik Sinner, the top seed, next.

Ahead of his victory, the Australian won against Italian Fabio Fognini (7-6 (11), 7-5).

Verdasco, ranked No 116, beat Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili, the No 6 seed (7-6 (1), 7-5) in the previous round of the Sofia.

Sofia ATP 250, other second-round results (Arena Armeec Sofia, EUR 534.555, most recent results first):

  • Jannik Sinner beat Nuno Borges: 6-3, 6-4
  • Marc-Andrea Huesler beat Pablo Carreno Busta (2): 6-3, 3-6, 6-2
  • Holger Rune (5) beat Lorenzo Sonego: 6-7 (1), 6-4, 6-3
  • Kamil Majchrzak beat Oscar Otte (8): 4-6, 6-2, 6-4
  • Jan-Lennard Struff (Q) beat Ugo Humbert (Q): 6-3, 6-1
  • Lorenzo Musetti (4) beat Alexandar Lazarov (WC): 6-7 (5), 7-6 (8), 6-2
  • Ilya Ivashka beat Grigor Dimitrov (3): 6-3, 7-6 (3)
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