Wu Yibing into Geneva Open quarterfinals after beating Cecchinato

Wu Yibing into Geneva Open quarterfinals after beating Cecchinato

Geneva, May 24 China’s Wu Yibing achieved his second victory in two days after defeating Italy’s Marco Cecchinato 7-6 (5), 6-3, advancing to the quarterfinals of the Geneva Open.

The final match of the day on the central court began at 19:30 local time. The pair engaged in a fierce first set, where Wu eventually gained the upper hand with a 7-5 win in the tiebreaker, reports Xinhua.

Wu, the first Chinese mainland player to win an ATP title in Dallas in February, held his serve to lead 4-3 in the second set before securing the victory.

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The 23-year-old, ranked 59th globally, will confront Germany’s Alexander Zverev in the next round. Zverev, ranked 27th in the world, is a gold medalist from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and a two-time ATP Finals champion in 2018 and 2021.

–IANS

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