Finland’s Emil Ruusuvuori never lost his serve en route to a 6–4, 7–6 (3) win over second-seeded Hubert Hurkacz of Poland on Wednesday in the second round of the Citi Open in Washington.
Ruusuvuori went 4-for-4 on break points on his own serve, and he converted his only break point on Hurkacz’s serve for a 3–2 lead in the first set.
Sixth-seeded Denis Shapovalov of Canada also stumbled in the second round, falling 6–2, 6–7 (5), 6–3 to the United States’ J.J. Wolf. Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka topped 11th-seeded Alex de Minaur of Australia 3–6, 7–6 (6), 6–2, and the United States’ Sebastian Korda routed 12th-seeded Sebastian Baez of Argentina 6–1, 6–4.
Other second-round winners included four Americans, third-seeded Taylor Fritz, fourth-seeded Reilly Opelka, 10th-seeded Frances Tiafoe, and 13th-seeded Maxime Cressy. Also advancing were fifth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria, ninth-seeded Holger Rune of Denmark, and Mikael Ymer of Sweden.
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Top-seeded Daniil Medvedev of Russia rolled past Australia’s Rinky Hijikata 6–4, 6–3 to reach the quarterfinals in Los Cabos, Mexico.
In other second-round action, second-seeded Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada earned a 6–3, 7–5 win over Mexico wild card Alex Hernandez, and third-seeded Cameron Norrie of Great Britain crushed Chun-Hsin Tseng of Taiwan 6–3, 6–0.
Fourth-seeded Miomir Kecmanovic of Serbia cruised past Australia’s Jordan Thompson 6–4, 6–2. Sixth-seeded Brandon Nakashima of the United States dumped Australia’s Max Purcell 6–3, 6–3, and the United States’ Steve Johnson overtook seventh-seeded Thanasi Kokkinakis of Australia 6–7 (3), 6–4, 6–4.
Lithuania’s Ricardas Berankis got past Facundo Bagnis of Argentina 7–6 (4), 6–3.