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If you missed out on any of the previous days of the 2020 St. Petersburg Open, make sure to check out the articles below!
2020 St. Petersburg Open Quarterfinals Recap
Canadian Milos Raonic would dominate the fourth-seeded Karen Khachanov, Denis Shapovalov would play an impressive match, and much more at the 2020 St. Petersburg Open.
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2020 St. Petersburg Open Quarterfinals Results
Cameron Norrie vs. Andrey Rublev (3)
In the first match of the 2020 St. Petersburg Open, the third-seeded Andrey Rublev would have his way with Cameron “Cam” Norrie.
In the opening set of their match, Rublev would get two breaks of Norrie’s serve, in the first and fifth games, to take the set 6-2.
In the second set, Rublev would only drop one game en route to taking the set 6-1 and the match 6-2, 6-1.
Stan Wawrinka (5) vs. Denis Shapovalov (2)
In the opening set of Denis Shapovalov’s match against Stan Wawrinka, Shapovalov would only need one break of Wawrinka’s serve, in the fifth game, to take the set 6-4.
In the second set, he would get two breaks, in the third and eleventh games, while only being broken once, to take the set 7-5 and the match 6-4, 7-5.
Reilly Opelka vs. Borna Coric (7)
In the opening set of Reilly Opelka’s match against the seventh-seeded Borna Coric, Opelka would come out firing, winning the first three games in a row.
But, later in the set, Coric would respond by getting a break in the ninth game before eventually forcing a tiebreak. In the tiebreak, Coric would prevail, 7-3, to take the set 7-6 (7-3).
In the second set, Coric would only need one break of Opelka’s serve, in the fourth game, to take the set 6-3 and win the match 7-6 (7-3), 6-3.
Karen Khachanov (4) vs. Milos Raonic (6)
In the last quarterfinals match of the 2020 St. Petersburg Open, the fourth-seeded Russian Karen Khachanov would go to battle against the sixth-seeded Canadian Milos Raonic.
In the opening set of their match, Raonic would come out strong, winning five straight games before eventually taking the set 6-1.
In the second set, each player would serve well, holding their service games all the way to a tiebreak. In the tiebreak, Raonic would dominate, winning 7-1, to take the set 7-6 (7-1) and win the match 6-1, 7-6 (7-1).
B.McLachlan / F.Skugor vs. J.Melzer / E.Roger-Vasselin (2)
In the only doubles match of the day, the team of Ben Mclachlan and Franko Skugor would take on the second-seeded team of Jurgen Melzer and Edouard Roger-Vasselin.
In the opening set of their match, McLachlan and Skugor would get two breaks of their opponents’ serve to take the set 6-3.
In the second set, each team would manage to break the other’s serve once en route to a tiebreak. In the tiebreak, Melzer and Roger-Vasselin would prevail, 7-4, to take the set 7-6 (7-4) and force a third set tiebreak.
In the decisive third set tiebreak, Melzer and Roger-Vasselin would come out on top 10-7 to win the match 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 10-7.
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