Thursday, August 17, 2017

Donaldson reaches Cincinnati QF

Donaldson reaches Cincinnati QF

Jared Donaldson defeated Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-4, 7-6 to advance to the quarterfinals at the Western & Southern Open.

This is the first time Donaldson reaches an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 quarter-final.

He put pressure on his opponent’s serve and going two for 12 on break point chances.

After falling behind a mini-break early in the second-set tie-break, he won the final three points to cement the one-hour, 36-minute victory.

Donaldson will next face John Isner, who beat Frances Tiafoe 7-6 7-5.