Tokyo Olympics: First Round update of tennis singles event.

Tokyo Olympics 2020
Ashleigh Barty (Australia) after losing in first round

The biggest Upset so far is the Australian tennis star and recent Wimbledon winner Ashleigh Barty was knocked out in the first round.

Sonego-Basilashvili 4-6 6-3 4-6, Tokyo 2020 tennis: LIVE RESULT of the  second round
Lorenzo Sonego in action in Tokyo – Photo Ray Giubilo

Men’s Singles:

A. Zverev through to the round 2. Y.H. Lu from Chinese Taipei was beaten in straight sets (6-1)(6-3).

M. Kukushkin of Kazakhstan won against Argentina’s F.Coria. He won in straight sets (7-6 (7-4)TB)(7-5). It was a hard-fought match.

D. Galan of Colombia beat M. Safwat of Egypt in 2 sets (7-5)(6-1).

H. Hurkacz from Poland was also through to the 2nd round. Playing against the Australian L. Saville with the scoreline of (6-2)(6-4).

Japan was disappointed when Y. Nishioka lost to Khachanov of Russia. Nishioka won the first set (6-3) and then losing the 2 sets (6-1)(6-2) was the reason for the disappointment.

L. Broady of Great Britain won with (7-5),(6-7(4-7)TB),(6-2). F. Cerundolo of Argentina was the opponent who was playing well but not enough.

J. Duckworth of Australia beat L. Klein from Slovakia. the scoreline for the match was (5-7)(6-3)(7-6(7-4)TB).

P. Carreno of Spain beat the athlete from USA T. Sandgren. (7-5)(6-2) was the scoreline.

M.Cilic of Croatia won a hard-fought match in 3 sets. J. Menezes of Brazil lost with a score of (6-7(5-7)TB)(7-5)(7-6(9-7)TB).

N. Djokovic forgetting his past Olympics memory was through to round 2. He beat H Dellien of bolivia (6-2)(6-2).

E. Gerasimov and G. Simon’s match went to the decider. Belarus’s player got the most of Simon from France with the scoreline (4-6)(6-3)(6-4).

M. Kecmanovic beat Poland’s K. Majchrzak (6-4)(6-2).

The Italian F. Fogini beat the homeboy Y. Sugita (6-4)(6-3).

U. Humbert from France beat the Spanish star P. Andujar (7-6(7-3TB))(6-1).

A. Karatsev beat T. Paul of USA (6-3)(6-2).

The German J. Struff beat the Brazilian T. Monteiro (6-3)(6-4).

L. Sonego of Italy beat Japan’s T. Daniel (4-6)(7-6 (8-6)TB)(7-6 (7-3)TB).

J. Chardy (France) beat M. Barrios Vera of Chile (6-1)(7-6 (7-4)TB).

N. Basiashvili from Georgia beat R. Carbalies Baena of Spain (6-3)(6-2).

D. Medvedev (ROC) beat A. Bublik of Kazakhstan (6-4)(7-6 (10-8)TB).

S. Nagal from India beat D. Istomin of Uzbekistan (6-4)(6-7 (6-8)TB)(6-4).

J. Millman from Australia beat the Italian L. Musetti in straight sets (6-3)(6-4).

A. Davidovich Fokina from Spain beat P.Sousa from Portugal (6-3)(6-0).

M. Purcell of Australia beat the Canadian F. Auger-Aliassime (6-4)(7-6 (7-2)TB).

I. Ivanshka from Belarus beat the french G. Monfils (6-4)(4-6)(7-5).

T. Machac of the Czech Republic won against J. Sousa from Portugal (6-7 (5-7)TB)(6-4)(6-4).

D. Koepfer(Germany) beat F. Bagnis(Argentina) (3-6)(6-3)(7-5).

M. Giron(USA) beat N. Gombos() (7-6 (7-4)TB)(3-6)(6-2).

D. Schwartzman(Argentina) beat J. Varillas(Peru) (7-5)(6-4).

S. Tsitsipas(Greece) won against P. Kohlschreiber(Germany) (6-3)(3-6)(6-3).

K. Nishikori(Japan) beat A. Rublec(ROC) (6-3)(6-4).

F.Tiafoe(USA) beat S. Kwon(South Korea) (6-3)(6-2).

Women Singles:

A. Friedsam(Germany) beat H. Watson(Great Britain) (7-6 (7-5)TB)(6-3).

I. Swiatek(Poland) beat M. Barthel(Germany) (6-2)(6-2).

L. Fernadez(Canada) beat D. Yastremska(Ukraine) (6-3)(3-6)(6-0).

A. Pavlyuchenkova(ROC) beat S. Errani (Italy) (6-0)(6-1).

V. Golubic(Switzerland) beat M. Osorio Serrano(Columbia) (6-4)(6-1).

M. Sakkari(Greece) beat A. Kontaveit(Astonia) (7-5)(6-2).

E. Rybakina(Kazakhstan) beat S. Stosur(Australia) (6-4)(6-2).

R. Peterson(Sweden) beat M. Sherif(Egypt) (7-5)(7-6 (7-1)TB).

P.Badosa(Spain) beat K. Mladenovic(France) (6-7 (4-7)TB)(6-3)(6-0).

B. Krejcikova(Czech Republic) beat Z. Diyas(Kazakhstan) (5-2)(RET).

M. Vondrousova(Czech Republic) beat K. Bertens(Netherland) (6-4)(1-6)(6-4).

M. Doi(Japan) beat R. Zarazua(Mexico) (6-3)(6-2).

B. Bencic(Switzerland) beat J. Pegula(USA) (6-3)(6-3).

M. Buzamescu(Romania) beat A.Riske(USA) (6-7 (0-7)TB)(7-5)(6-4).

K. Pliskova(Czech Republic) beat A. Cornet(France) (6-1)(6-3).

S. Sorribes Tomo(Spain) beat A. Barty(Australia) (6-4)(6-3).

A. Sabalenka(Belarus) beat M. Linette(Poland) (6-2)(6-1).

N. Podoroska(Argentina) beat Y. Putintseva(Kazakhstan) (7-6 (7-4)TB)(1-3)RET.

Q. Wang(China) beat V.Cepede Royg(Paraguay) (6-4)(6-3).

F.Ferro(France) beat A.Sevastova(Latvia) (2-6)(6-4)(6-2).

E. Alexandrova(ROC) beat E.Mertens(Belgium) (4-6)(6-4)(6-4).

C. Giorgi(Italy) beat J. Brady(USA) (6-3)(6-2).

N. Osaka(Japan) beat S. Zheng(China) (6-1)(6-4).

C. Suarez(Spain) beat O. Jabeur(Tunisia) (6-4)(6-1).

E. Vesnina(ROC) beat J. Ostapenko(Latvia) (6-4)(6-7 (2-7)TB)(6-4).

G. Muguruza(Spain) beat V. Kudermetova(ROC) (7-5)(7-5).

A. Van Uytvanck(Belgium) beat I. Jorovic(Serbia) (6-3)(6-2).

E. Svitolina(Ukraine) beat L. Siegemund(Germany) (6-3)(5-7)(6-4).

D. Vekic() beat C. Garcia(France) (6-2)(6-7 (2-7)TB)(6-3).

A. Tomijanovic(Australia) beat Y. Shvedova(Kazakhstan) (7-5)(3-2) RET.

P. Kvitova(Czech Republic) won against J. Paolini(Italy) (6-4)(6-3).

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