Six matches on the program for this Thursday in Saint Petersburg to conclude the round of 16. First on the track, Aslan Karatsev was surprised at the start. After his victory without giving up a single set to Moscow last week, the 19th player in the world was aiming for a brace at home but was dominated in two sets by Australian John Millman, 6-3, 6-2. At the same time, Botic Van De Zandschulp confidently dominated Sebastian Korda 6-2, 7-5. The Dutchman will meet Andrey Rublev on Friday.

Marin Cilic and Karen Khachanov will face off in the afternoon for a place in the quarter-finals. Exempted from the first round, Roberto Bautista-Agut will start his tournament against the American Mackenzie McDonald, No. 56 at the ATP. The seeded n ° 3 intends to revive in St. Petersburg, he who remains on three defeats in his last four meetings. He had beaten McDonald’s in their only clash in Shanghai in 2018. A fine American duel will take place in the second rotation on Center Court. Tommy Paul will face Taylor Fritz for a nice on the circuit. Coming from the same generation, they were played twice in Challenger in 2017 for a victory on each side during their professional debut.

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