05/21 15:42 CDT Teenager Auger-Aliassime reaches 3rd round in Lyon
Teenager Auger-Aliassime reaches 3rd round in Lyon
LYON, France (AP) --- Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime advanced to the
third round of the Lyon Open with a 7-6 (3), 7-5 over John Millman of Australia
The 18-year-old Auger-Aliassime, who rose to No. 28 in the ATP rankings this
week, saved five break points to set up a meeting with Steve Johnson in the
next round of the clay-court tournament.
The American defeated seventh-seeded Pierre-Hugues Herbert 7-6 (6), 5-7, 6-1
after breaking his French opponent four times.
Local favorite Benoit Paire advanced to the second round after hitting 16 aces
to get past Mackenzie McDonald 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-1. He will be up against Pablo
Cuevas of Uruguay next.
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