UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — High-seeded John Isner was upset within the second spherical of the New York Open, dropping to Jordan Thompson 7-6 (2), 6-7 (Three), 6-Three on Thursday evening.
Isner, who had a first-round bye, was enjoying his first match since having to retire from his third-round match on the Australian Open towards Stan Wawrinka due to a left foot damage.
The hard-serving American was damaged early within the third set and unable to do a lot from there towards Thompson, an Australian whom Isner had defeated in all three earlier conferences. That included in final 12 months’s quarterfinals, the one time in three appearances within the match on Lengthy Island that Isner received a match.
With No. 2 seed Milos Raonic dropping an evening earlier, defending champion Reilly Opelka is the highest-seeded participant left within the match. The third-seeded American earned his first win of the season Thursday, beating Yoshihito Nishioka 6-Four, 6-Four.
Opelka, who had a first-round bye, broke Nishioka’s serve within the ultimate recreation of every set to earn his quarterfinal spot. He had dropped each matches on tour this season, blowing a two-set lead towards Fabio Fognini within the Australian Open in the newest one, and was on a five-match dropping streak courting to October.
Opelka received his first profession title final 12 months on the New York Open. He superior to face Jason Jung, who upset No. 7 seed Cameron Norrie 6-Four, 6-Four to achieve the quarterfinals for the second straight 12 months.
No. eight seed Kyle Edmund additionally reached the quarterfinals by sweeping previous Dominik Koepfer 6-2, 6-Four. He’ll meet Soonwoo Kwon, who eradicated Raonic.
Within the different quarterfinals at Nassau Coliseum, No. Four seed Ugo Humbert will play sixth-seeded Miomir Kecmanovic, and Thompson meets Andreas Seppi.
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