CM – Wildcard Broady has no answer to De Minaur at Eastbourne


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Eleanor Gauner

The British No. 5 Liam Broady followed the top seeded Gael Monfils from Viking International in Eastbourne after losing in straight sets to Australian Alex de Minaur.

The wildcard, who defeated the American Frances Tiafoe in the first round had an early break chance in the second game, but De Minaur held.

The world number 18, De Minaur, then forced a break after he was 30-0 behind, to lead 4-3, which he supported, before putting pressure on Broady’s serve again to get another break and win the first set in 45 minutes.

Broady, number 144 in the world, had Two early break chances in the first game of the second set but couldn’t take advantage of it when the 22-year-old Australian celebrated a 6-3 6-4 win.

Previously, 2017 finalist Monfils had an unexpected at Devonshire Park Defeat in three sets against one their Australian, Max Purcell, accepted.

The lucky loser Purcell fought his way back to win the decisive set against the world number 16 and advance 6-4 7-5 6-4.

« It feels amazing, « said Purcell. « I’ve had a hard time taking part in singles over the past nine months and have mostly played doubles, so it’s great to get a run here on my favorite surface. »

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Third seeded Lorenzo Sonego made it to the quarterfinals with a 6-4 6-2 win over Australian John Millman, but Alejandro Davidovich Fokina, sixth seeded, was eliminated with a back problem to give Vasek Pospisil a quarterfinal draw against De Minaur.

The number 8 seeded Alexander Bublik defeated Egor Gerasimov 6: 2 and 6: 2 and then meets the Italian Sonego for a place in the semifinals.

The qualifier Ilya Ivashka continued his run continued with a 6-7 (5) 7-5 6-3 win over Australian Alexei Popyrin, while Hungary’s Marton Fucsovics lost in three sets to Soonwoo Kwon.

The top seeded Aryna sat down on the WTA Tour Sabalenka passed the American Alison Riske 6: 1 6: 4 and reached the quarter-finals.

The second seeded Elina Svitolina fell after a 6: 4, 7: 6 (3) defeat against the Kazakh player Elena Rybakina in the first fourth lawn tournament in the 22-year-old’s career a us.

Anett Kontaveit ended the hopes of third seeded Bianca Andreescu, the Estonian won 6: 3 6: 3 against the number 7 in the world

The Swiss qualifier Viktorija Golubic won 6: 4 6: 4 against her compatriot and sixth seeded Belinda Bencic, who reached the final in Berlin last week.

American teenager Coco Gauff was beaten in three sets by Latvian Anastasija Sevastova, the lucky loser was 4-6 7-5 6- 2.

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