Japan’s Kei Nishikori advanced to the second round of the Italian Open tennis tournament after defeating Spain’s Albert Ramos Vinolo in a straight set Open-4, -6–6 (3) and Serbia’s Novak Djokovic, the world number one. And second-ranked Rafael Nadal of Spain has been eliminated in the first round.
This is Nishikori’s first win of the season. Nishikori won his sixth match point and finished the match in two hours. This tournament is playing without spectators. Bulgaria’s 15th seed Gregor Dimitrov defeated Italy’s Wildcard Gianluca Major 7-5, 6-1 and Croatia’s Marin Cilic defeated Kazakhstan’s Alexander Bublik 6–7 (4), -2-2, -4-4 in the second. Round room made. Silich will face sixth-seeded David Goffin in the second round.
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Top seed Djokovic and defending champion Nadal have been eliminated in the first round and will begin their campaign on Wednesday. Djokovic hit a line judge in the fourth round of the year-end Grand Slam US Open, which ended on Sunday. Nadal did not play in the US Open due to the corona epidemic.
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Meanwhile, Belgium’s Alice Mertens easily reached the second round of the US Open quarterfinals in the women’s division, beating Chinese Taipei’s Sih Su Weike 3-3, 6-1. Italian wild card player Jasmine Paolini defeated Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova 2-2, 6-3 and will now face top seed Romana Simona Halep. Halep did not play in the US Open because of Corona.