Cincinnati: forward Berrettini and Sonego, Giorgi immediately eliminated

Cincinnati: forward Berrettini and Sonego, Giorgi immediately eliminated

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Cincinnati: forward Berrettini and Sonego, Giorgi immediately eliminated

The Azzurri beat the Spaniards Ramos and Alcaraz: a painful match for Matteo. In the women’s tournament Camila, after the feat in Montreal, beaten in the first round by the American Pegula

On a day conditioned by rain and the suspension of the program for a few hours, the blue flag flies in Cincinnati, in the Atp Masters 1000 tournament of the pre-US Open American hardcourt. Lorenzo Sonego, b. 27 in the ranking, he beat the Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz n.55 of the world in the first round in two sets, 6-3 7-6 (8-6). In the second round Sonego will face the American Tommy Paul, number 56. Hard but victorious debut for Matteo Berrettini, seeded number 5 and directly admitted to the second round, who got the better of the Spaniard Albert Ramos for 6-7 (5- 7) 6-3 7-5. In the second round the world number 8 will challenge the Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime, n.17. Today for the second round Fabio Fognini will play against the Argentine Guido Pella (# 98) and Jannik Sinner against the American Isner (# 25).

Women

Camila Giorgi, fresh winner of the Masters 1000 in Montreal, immediately leaves the scene from the women’s tournament. The blue n.34 of the WTA ranking was eliminated with a double 6-2 6-2 by the American Jessica Pegula (# 26) who had just beaten in Canada. Also eliminated Jasmine Paolini (n.101) who after being promoted from qualifying lost 6-3 6-2 to the Russian Veronika Kudermetova (n.32).

August 18, 2021 (change August 18, 2021 | 07:57)