Medvedev wins in Toronto; Gauff additionally advances

Tennis

TORONTO — Daniil Medvedev superior to the third spherical of the Nationwide Financial institution Open on Tuesday, defeating Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 in a match that was briefly suspended by rain.

Medvedev, ranked No. 2, misplaced to Rafael Nadal within the ultimate of the Toronto occasion in 2019, the final yr it was performed. Nadal withdrew from the event on Tuesday with a foot harm.

On the ladies’s aspect in Montreal, Coco Gauff defeated Anastasija Sevastova, whereas Johanna Konta — coming back from a troublesome stint with COVID-19 — defeated Zhang Shuai, who retired within the second set.

Additionally Tuesday, Thirtieth-ranked John Isner gained his opening-round match 6-4, 6-1 over Alejandro Davidovich Fokina.

Different winners Tuesday had been Kei Nishikori, Nikoloz Basilashvili, Dusan Lajovic and Karen Khachanov.

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