US Open ATP Day 3: Davidovich Fokina Upsets Hurkacz, Djokovic Moves On, & More

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US Open ATP Day 3 Recap

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina would upset Hubert Hurkacz, Novak Djokovic would get a solid victory, and much more at the US Open.

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US Open ATP Day 3 Results

Singles Results

Filip Krajinovic (26) vs. Marcos Giron

The twenty-sixth seeded Filip Krajinovic would continue his dominate play as of late by getting a straight-sets victory over American Marcos Giron.

In the opening set of their match, Krajinovic would take a 3-1 lead early, and two breaks of Giron’s serve would be enough to take the set 6-4.

In the second set, Krajinovic would look even better, getting three breaks of serve to take the set 6-1. In the third set, Krajinovic would only need one break of serve, in the eighth game, to take the set 6-3 and the match 6-4, 6-1, 6-3.

Egor Gerasimov vs. Jordan Thompson

Australian Jordan Thompson would get an impressive win over Egor Gerasimov in their second-round match today. In the opening set, Thompson would dominate, winning the first five games in a row before taking the set 6-1.

In the second set, down 1-2, Thompson would win five out of the next seven games to take the set 6-4. In the third set, Gerasimov would only need one break to take the set 6-3.

In the fourth set, Thompson would finish the match by getting a break in the second game and taking the set 6-3 to win the match 6-1, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3.

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina vs. Hubert Hurkacz (24)

Rising star Alejandro Davidovich Fokina would make a statement today in his match against the twenty-fourth-seeded Hubert Hurkacz.

In the opening set of their match, Fokina would only need one break of Hurkacz’s serve, in the fifth game, to take the set 6-4. In the second set, Hurkacz would answer back by getting two breaks to take the set 6-1.

In the third set, Davidovich Fokina would get another two breaks to take the set 6-2. In the fourth set, Davidovich Fokina would take an early 4-1 lead and would ride that lead to a 6-2 set victory and a 6-4, 1-6, 6-2, 6-2 match victory.

Brandon Nakashima (wc) vs. Alexander Zverev (5)

Despite a minor test from American Brandon Nakashima, the fifth-seeded Alexander Zverev would get a solid victory today. In the opening set, down 4-5, Zverev would win three games in a row to take the set 7-5.

In the second set, neither player would drop a single service game on their way to a tiebreak. In the tiebreak, Nakashima would prevail, 10-8, to take the set 7-6 (10-8).

In the third set, Zverev would take a 4-1 lead early and would hold onto that lead to take the set 6-3. In the fourth set, Zverev would get three breaks of Nakashima’s serve on his way to a 6-1 set victory and a 7-5, 6-7 (8-10), 6-3, 6-1 match victory.

Lloyd Harris vs. David Goffin (7)

The seventh-seeded David Goffin would get a solid win against Lloyd Harris in their match today. In the opening set, each player would hold their serve all the way to a tiebreak.

In the tiebreak, Goffin would prevail, 8-6, to take the set 7-6 (8-6). In the second set, Harris would respond by getting three breaks of serve to take the set 6-4.

In the third set, Goffin would only allow Harris one game, taking the set 6-1. In the fourth set, Goffin would get two breaks to take the set 6-4 and the match 7-6 (8-6), 4-6, 6-1, 6-4.

Mikhail Kukushkin vs. Cristian Garin (13)

Despite gaining a commanding lead early, Mikhail Kukushkin would have to play five sets to upset the thirteenth-seeded Cristian Garin.

In the opening set, Kukushkin would break Garin’s serve twice to take the set 6-2. In the second set, Kukushkin would get another two breaks to take the set 6-1.

In the third set, Garin would answer back and get two breaks to take the set 6-3. In the fourth set, Garin would take a 4-1 lead early and would ride that lead to a 6-4 set victory.

In the fifth set, with both players having won two set, Kukushkin would pull out a tight, 7-5, set victory. With this, Kukushkin would take the match 6-2, 6-1, 3-6, 4-6, 7-5.

Novak Djokovic (1) vs. Kyle Edmund

The top-seeded Novak Djokovic would feel little resistance in his second-round match against Kyle Edmund today. In the first set, each player would hold their serve all the way to a tiebreak.

In the tiebreak, Edmund would come out on top, 7-5, to take the set 7-6 (7-5). In the second set, Djokovic would respond by getting a break of Edmund’s serve to take the set 6-3.

In the third set, Djokovic would take a commanding 4-1 lead early and would ride that lead to a 6-4 set victory. In the fourth set, Djokovic would finish the match by getting two breaks to take the set 6-2 and the match 6-7 (5-7), 6-3, 6-4, 6-2.

Adrian Mannarino (32) vs. Jack Sock (pr)

The thirty-second-seeded Adrian Mannarino would take care of business in straight-sets in his match against American Jack Sock today.

To start the match, each player would get one break of the other’s serve in the opening set en route to a tiebreak. In the tiebreak, Mannarino would prevail, 7-5, to take the set 7-6 (7-5).

In the second set, Mannarino would get two breaks of Sock’s serve to take the set 7-5. In the third set, Mannarino would dominate, taking the set 6-2 and the match 7-6 (7-5), 7-5, 6-2.

Michael Mmoh (wc) vs. Jan-Lennard Struff (28)

The twenty-eighth-seeded Jan-Lennard Struff would get a huge straight sets victory over Michael Mmoh today. In the opening set, Struff would break Mmoh’s serve twice to take the set 6-2.

In the second set, Struff would get another two breaks of serve to take the set 6-2. In the third set, Struff would only need one break of serve to take the set 7-5 and the match 6-2, 6-2, 7-5.

Juan Ignacio Londero vs. Borna Coric (27)

Although he’d have to play five sets to get the victory, the twenty-seventh seeded Borna Coric would come away with a solid victory today.

In the opening set, down 4-5, Coric would win three consecutive games to take the set 7-5. In the second set, Juan Ignacio Londero would get two breaks to take the set 6-4.

In the third set, Coric would gain a 4-1 lead early, but would blow the lead and be forced to play a tiebreak. In the tiebreak, Londero would prevail, 7-5, to take the set 7-6 (7-5).

In the fourth set, Coric would get two breaks to take the set 6-2. In the fifth set, Coric would only need one break to take the set 6-3 and the match 7-5, 4-6, 6-7 (5-7), 6-2, 6-3.

Cameron Norrie vs. Federico Coria

Cameron Norrie would get another impressive win today, this time against Federico Coria. In the opening set, Norrie would take a 4-0 lead early and that would be enough to take the set 6-3.

In the second set, Norrie would get one break, in the seventh game, to take the set 6-4. In the third set, Norrie would get another break to take the set 6-4 and the match 6-3, 6-4, 6-4.

Pablo Carreno Busta (20) vs. Mitchell Krueger (wc)

The twentieth-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta would defeat American wildcard Mitchell Krueger with ease today. In the opening set, down 0-1, Carreno Busta would win six games in a row, one at love, to take the set 6-1.

In the second set, with the match tied at two, Carreno Busta would win four games in a row to take the set 6-2. In the third set, Carreno Busta would get another two breaks to take the set 6-2 and the match 6-1, 6-2, 6-2.

Gilles Simon vs. Taylor Fritz (19)

The nineteenth-seeded American Taylor Fritz would get a solid victory against Gilles Simon today. In the opening set, Fritz would get two breaks of serve to take the set 7-5.

In the second set, Fritz would only need one break of serve, in the fourth game, to take the set 6-3. In the third set, down 0-1, Fritz would win five games in a row before taking the set 6-2 and the match 7-5, 6-3, 6-2.

Ricardas Berankis vs. Steve Johnson

Lithuanian Ricardas Berankis would get a nice win against American Steve Johnson in their match today. In the opening set, down 4-5, Berankis would win three games in a row to take the set 7-5.

In the second set, Berankis would get two breaks of serve to take the set 6-2. In the third set, Johnson would get two breaks of serving to take the set 6-1.

In the fourth set, neither player would drop a single service game on their way to a tiebreak. In the tiebreak, Berankis would prevail, 7-1, to take the set 7-6 (7-1) and the match 7-5, 6-2, 1-6, 7-6 (7-1).

Denis Shapovalov (12) vs. Soon-Woo Kwon

The twelfth-seeded Denis Shapovalov would get a nice win over Soon-Woo Kwon. In the opening set, each player would hold their serve all the way to a tiebreak.

In the tiebreak, Kwon would come out on top, 7-5, to take the set 7-6 (7-5). In the second set, Shapovalov would answer back by getting one break of Kwon’s serve to take the set 6-4.

In the third set, down 2-4, Shapovalov would win four games in a row to take the set 6-4. In the fourth set, Shapovalov would get two breaks of serve to take the set 6-2 and the match 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 6-4, 6-2.

Stefanos Tsitsipas (4) vs. Maxime Cressy (wc)

In the fourth-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas’ match against wildcard Maxime Cressy, each player would hold their serve all the way to a tiebreak.

In the tiebreak, Tsitsipas would win 7-2 to take the set 7-6 (7-2). In the second set, Tsitsipas would only need one break of Cressy’s serve, in the fourth game, to take the set 6-3.

In the third set, Tsitsipas would only need one break of serve, in the ninth game, to take the set 6-4 and the match 7-6 (7-2), 6-3, 6-4.

Doubles Results

R.Klaasen / O.Marach  (7) vs. M.Daniell / P.Oswald

The seventh-seeded doubles pairing of Raven Klaasen and Oliver Marach would fall at the hands of Marcus Daniell and Philipp Oswald today.

In the opening set, Daniell and Oswald would only need one break of serve to take the set 6-3. In the second set, neither team would drop a service game all the way to a tiebreak.

In the tiebreak, Daniell and Oswald would prevail, 7-5, to take the set 7-6 (7-5) and the match 6-3, 7-6 (7-5).

A.Krajicek / F.Skugor vs. R.Ram / J.Salisbury  (3)

The third-seeded team of Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury would get a solid victory over Austin Krajicek and Franko Skugor today.

In the opening set, Ram and Salisbury would get two breaks of serve to take the opening set 6-2. In the second set, neither team would drop a single service game on their way to a tiebreak.

In the tiebreak, Krajicek and Skugor would come out on top 7-5 to take the set 7-6 (7-5). In the third set, with the set tied at three, Ram and Salisbury would win three games in a row to take the set 6-3 and the match 6-2, 6-7 (5-7), 6-3.

W.Koolhof / N.Mektic  (8) vs. N.Cacic / D.Sharan

Despite being tested by the team of Nikola Cacic and Divij Sharan, the eighth-seeded team of Wesley Koolhof and Nikola Mektic would come out on top today.

In the opening set, Koolhof and Mektic would only need one break of serve, in the third game, to take the set 6-4. In the second set, Cacic and Sharan would respond by getting a break of serve to take the set 6-3.

In the third set, with the set tied at three, Koolhof and Mektic would win three games in a row to take the set 6-3 and the match 6-4, 3-6, 6-3.

S.Bolelli / M.Gonzalez vs. S.Gonzalez / K.Skupski

Simone Bolelli and Maximo Gonzalez would team up today to get a straight-sets victory over Santiago Gonzalez and Ken Skupski.

In the opening set, Bolelli and Gonzalez would get two breaks of their opponents’ serve to take the set 6-4. In the second set, they would get another two breaks to take the set 6-3 and the match 6-4, 6-3.

M.Pavic / B.Soares vs. M.Granollers / H.Zeballos  (5)

Mate Pavic and Bruno Soares would team up today to get a huge win over the fifth-seeded team of Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos.

In the opening set, Granollers and Zeballos would get one break of their opponents’ serve to take the set 6-3. In the second set, Pavic and Soares would respond by getting a break to take the set 6-4.

In the third set, Pavic and Soares would get two breaks of serve to take the set 6-4 and the match 3-6, 6-4, 6-4.

L.Bambridge / B.McLachlan vs. C.Eubanks / M.McDonald  (wc)

American wildcards Christopher Eubanks and Mackenzie McDonald would get a solid victory over Luke Bambridge and Ben McLachlan today.

In the opening set of their match, Eubanks and McDonald would get one break of their opponents’ serve to take the set 6-3. In the second set, they would get two breaks to take the set 6-2 and the match 6-3, 6-2.

J.Chardy / F.Martin vs. C.Harrison / R.Harrison  (wc)

Brothers Christian and Ryan Harrison would get a big win over Jeremy Chardy and Fabrice Martin today. In the opening set, Chardy and Martin would get one break of serve, in the eleventh game, to take the set 7-5.

In the second set, neither team would drop a single service game on their way to a tiebreak. In the tiebreak, the Harrison brothers would prevail, 7-5, to take the set 7-6 (7-5).

In the third set, down 4-5, the Harrison brothers would win three games in a row to take the set 7-5 and the match 5-7, 7-6 (7-5), 7-5.

S.Gille / J.Vliegen vs. L.Kubot / M.Melo  (2)

Sander Gille and Joran Vliegen would get a huge surprise victory over the second-seeded team of Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo today.

In the opening set, down 1-2, Gille and Vliegen would win five games in a row to take the set 6-2. In the second set, they would only need one break of their opponents’ serve to take the set 6-4 and the match 6-2, 6-4.

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