2020 Vienna Open Day 3 Recap: Pospisil Defeats Auger-Aliassime In All-Canadian Battle

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2020 Vienna Open Day 1 Recap: Rublev Rolls Qualifier, Monfils Retires, & More

2020 Vienna Open Day 2 Recap: Djokovic & Thiem Win In Straight Sets

2020 Vienna Open Day 3 Recap

Vasek Pospisil would triumph over fellow Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime, Tsitsipas would survive a test from Struff, and much more at the 2020 Vienna Open.

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2020 Vienna Open Day 3 Results

Singles Results

Jason Jung (ll) vs. Daniil Medvedev (4)

In the first match of the day, the fourth-seeded Daniil Medvedev would take on lucky loser Jason Jung. In the opening set of their match, Medvedev would get two breaks of Jung’s serve, in the first and ninth games, to take the set 6-3.

In the second set, he would win the first five games consecutively before taking the set 6-1 to win the match 6-3, 6-1.

Daniil Medvedev during his match against Jason Jung at the 2020 Vienna Open.
Daniil Medvedev during his match against Jason Jung at the 2020 Vienna Open.

Casper Ruud vs. Jannik Sinner (wc)

In the first set of wildcard Jannik Sinner’s match against Casper Ruud, each player would serve well, not dropping a single service game en route to a tiebreak.

In the tiebreak, Sinner would dominate, winning 7-2, to take the set 7-6 (7-2). In the second set, Sinner would win the first three games consecutively before taking the set 6-3 to win the match 7-6 (7-2), 6-3.

Stefanos Tsitsipas (3) vs. Jan-Lennard Struff

In the opening set of the third-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas’ match against Jan-Lennard Struff, each player would hold their serve all the way to a tiebreak.

In the tiebreak, Struff would come out on top, 7-3, to take the set 7-6 (7-3). But, in the second set, Tsitsipas would respond by getting a break of Struff’s serve, in the eighth game, to take the set 6-3 and force a third set.

In the decisive third set, Tsitsipas would once again only need one break, this time in the third game, to take the set 6-4 and win the match 6-7 (3-7), 6-3, 6-4.

Stefanos Tsitsipas celebrating a victory over Jan-Lennard Struff at the 2020 Vienna Open.
Stefanos Tsitsipas celebrating a victory over Jan-Lennard Struff at the 2020 Vienna Open.

Felix Auger-Aliassime vs. Vasek Pospisil (q)

In the opening set of qualifier Vasek Pospisil’s match against Canadian compatriot Felix Auger-Aliassime, Pospisil would get two breaks of Auger-Aliassime’s serve, in the second and twelfth games, to take the set 7-5.

In the second set, Pospisil would only need one break of Auger-Aliassime’s serve, in the twelfth game, to take the set 7-5 and win the match 7-5, 7-5.

Novak Djokovic (1) vs. Borna Coric

In the opening set of the top-seeded Novak Djokovic’s match against Borna Coric, each player would hold their serve all the way to a tiebreak.

In the tight tiebreak, Djokovic would manage to come out on top, 13-11, to take the set 7-6 (13-11). In the second set, Djokovic would get two breaks of Coric’s serve, in the third and ninth games, to take the set 6-3 and win the match 7-6 (13-11), 6-3.

Novak Djokovic during his match against Borna Coric at the 2020 Vienna Open.
Novak Djokovic during his match against Borna Coric at the 2020 Vienna Open.

Pablo Carreno Busta vs. Kevin Anderson (pr)

In the opening set of Pablo Carreno Busta’s match against Kevin Anderson, Anderson would get two breaks of Carreno Busta’s serve, in the sixth and twelfth games, to take the set 7-5.

In the second set, Anderson would win the first three games consecutively before taking the set 6-1 to win the match 7-5, 6-1.

Doubles Results

J.Melzer / E.Roger-Vasselin vs. D.Evans / O.Marach  (wc)

In the first doubles match of the day, the team of Jurgen Melzer and Edouard Roger-Vasselin would face the wildcard team of Dan Evans and Oliver Marach.

In the first set of their match, the team of Melzer and Roger-Vasselin would get two breaks of their opponents’ serve, in the third and seventh games, to take the set 6-2.

In the second set, they would get two more breaks, this time in the first and eleventh games, to take the set 7-5 and win the match 6-2, 7-5.

L.Kubot / M.Melo  (3) vs. R.Klaasen / J.Rojer

The third-seeded team of Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo would take on the team of Raven Klaasen and Jean-Julien Rojer today.

In the opening set of their match, each team would get one break of the other’s serve on their way to a tiebreak. In the tiebreak, Kubot and Melo would prevail, 7-4, to take the set 7-6 (7-4).

In the second set, each team would hold their serve all the way to another tiebreak. In this tiebreak, Klaasen and Rojer would prevail, 7-4, to take the set 7-6 (7-4) and force a third set tiebreak.

In the third set tiebreak, Kubot and Melo would win, 10-7, to win the match 7-6 (7-4), 6-7 (4-7), 10-7.

K.Krawietz / A.Mies vs. J.Peers / M.Venus

In the first set of Kevin Krawietz and Andreas’ Mies match against the team of John Peers and Michael Venus, Krawietz and Mies would only need one break of their opponents’ serve, in the ninth game, to take the set 6-4.

In the second set, they would once again only need one break, this time in the third game, to take the set 6-4 and win the match 6-4, 6-4.

R.Farah / F.Martin vs. K.Khachanov / A.Rublev

In the last doubles match of the day, the team of Robert Farah and Fabrice Martin would take on the team of Karen Khachanov and Andrey Rublev.

In the first set of their match, each team would hold their serve all the way to a tiebreak. In the tiebreak, Khachanov and Rublev would prevail, 7-5, to take the set 7-6 (7-5).

But, in the second set, Farah and Martin would get a break of their opponents’ serve, in the seventh game, to take the set 6-4 and force a third set tiebreak.

In the third set tiebreak, Farah and Martin would dominate, winning 10-2, to take the match 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 10-2.

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