Milos Raonic performed flawlessly against Australia’s Jordan Thompson on Saturday and entered the third round of the Miami Open.
For the Australian, Raonic won only 26 times, and only 4 times, the latter was crushed four times. For the Canadian, his level of service was once again outstanding. He won 14 A balls and won 96% of the points with his first ball. He did not encounter any breakpoints.
Under the pressure of Raonic, the Australian was often led astray, as evidenced by his 22 non-coercive errors. As far as he is concerned, the 19th player in the world only contributed 11.
The Canadian said in an interview with the ATP: “For me, this is a great game.” Starting the game in this way is really positive. Compared with the last game, I did a better job in serving. My body also feels better, so this is all positive. I must be happy about all this. “
In the next round, Raonic will face the 30th-ranked Frenchman Ugo Humbert (Ugo Humbert).
In the evening in Miami, Denis Shapovalov worked hard, but defeated Belarusian Ilya Ilya 6-7 (5), 6-4, and 6-4 in three rounds. Ivashka).
In addition to being interrupted by rain, the second round lasted more than three hours. The Canadian, the sixth seed, led 4-3 in the final set. The game stopped after 2 hours and 58 minutes.
After the surface was deemed dry enough and holding the ball in hand, Shapovalov easily defeated the 116th player in the world. The 21-year-old player won 8 Aces in his second serve, and in this case won a 77% rebound.
The eleventh favorite Quebec, Félix Auger-Aliassime (Félix Auger-Aliassime) will also play in the third round on Sunday, when he will face the 28-year-old American John John · Isner.
In terms of women, the eighth-seeded Antartian Bianca Andreescu (Ontarian Bianca Andreescu) will compete against the 32nd American American Amanda Anisimova (Amanda Anisimova) clash.