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Djokovic rallies to defeat Mannarino in three sets in Cincinnati. Zverev ousted by Haase.

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By ITN News Editor August 16, 2018 13:30

Djokovic rallies to defeat Mannarino in three sets in Cincinnati. Zverev ousted by Haase.

Dutchman Robin Haase upset German fourth seed Alexander Zverev 5-7 6-5 7-5 at the Cincinnati Masters on Wednesday and Wimbledon winner Novak Djokovic cruised into the third round before rain interrupted play.Haase, who last week kicked off his North American hardcourt swing by reaching the Toronto quarter-finals, converted six of seven break point opportunities to get by world number three Zverev in a match lasting two hours and 25 minutes.World number 55 Haase improved to a 2-2 career record against Zverev, including victories in their last two meetings. Haase will face Pablo Carreno Busta in the third round after the Spanish 13th seed beat Bradley Klahn 6-4 6-4.Zverev’s older brother Mischa was scheduled to face defending Cincinnati champion Grigor Dimitrov but their match was delayed by rain.Play will not resume before 5:45 p.m. ET (2145 GMT) but the forecast did not look favourable for the rest of the day. Djokovic, who needs the Cincinnati title to complete his collection of ATP World Tour Masters 1000 trophies, rallied to defeat Frenchman Adrian Mannarino 4-6 6-2 6-1.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 16, 2018 13:30

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