âIâm feeling good, I finally have a good week last week, and then I come to the U.S. Open,â Kyrgios said.
As the match wore on, Kyrgios exhausted his allotment of medical treatments. He commemorated losing the third set by smashing his racket into the general shape of the letter G. (He earned a point penalty for that bit of pyrotechnics.) He spent the rest of the match shaking his head.
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â Sixth-seeded Dominic Thiem quickly finished off a match suspended Tuesday, defeating Alex de Minaur, 6-4, 6-1, 6-1. Thiem will next face the 19-year-old American Taylor Fritz, who gained his first win at a Grand Slam tournament, beating Marcos Baghdatis, 6-4, 6-4, 6-3.
â Fourth-seeded Elina Svitolina lost the second set after her match against Katerina Siniakova resumed, but won the match, 6-0, 6-7 (5), 6-3.
â The No. 14 seed Kristina Mladenovic, who has struggled since the French Open, lost to Monica Niculescu, 6-3, 6-2.
â Richard Gasquet, the No. 26 seed on the menâs side, fell in the first round to Leonardo Mayer, 3-6, 6-2, 6-4, 6-2. Mayer earned a spot in the main draw as a lucky loser from qualifying.
â Seventh-seeded Grigor Dimitrov, who won the Cincinnati event last week, cruised into the second round with a 6-1, 6-4, 6-2 win over Vaclav Safranek.
â Tomas Berdych, the No. 15 seed, topped the American Ryan Harrison, 6-4, 6-2, 7-6 (4).
â The qualifier Stefano Travaglia upset his Italian countryman Fabio Fognini, the No. 22 seed, 6-4, 7-6 (8), 3-6, 6-0.
â GaÃ«l Monfils, the No. 18 seed and a semifinalist last year, opened his tournament with a 7-6 (6), 6-3, 6-4 victory against his fellow…