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Top 6 Sunday Tennis Matches: Djokovic, Aleksandrova, Safiullin Battle in the USA

Date: May 19, 2024 Time: 13:58:40

Top 6 Sunday Tennis Matches: Djokovic, Aleksandrova, Safiullin Battle in the USA

Daniil Salnikov August 20, 2023, 09:45 Moscow time Audio version: Your browser does not support the audio element.

What to see on August 20 on the courts of the world.

See all events on August 20 at the Championship Match Center

Program in summary:

🎾 8:00 PM*: Zhu Lin (China) v Anna Blinkova (Russia, 8), Cleveland, first round 🏆 🎾 8:30 PM*: Corey Gauff (USA, 7) v Karolina Muchova (Czech Republic), Cincinnati, final 🎾 22:00*: Roman Safiullin (Russia) – Juan Manuel Serundolo (Argentina, A), Winston-Salem, first round 🎾 22:00*: Alexander Shevchenko (Russia) – Marc-Andrea Huesler (Switzerland), Winston-Salem, first round 🎾 23:00*: Ekaterina Alexandrova (Russia, 4) – Patricia-Maria Cig (Romania, A), Cleveland, first round 🏆 🎾 23:30*: Carlos Alcaraz (Spain, 1) – Novak Djokovic (Serbia, 2), Cincinnati finale

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🎾 8:00 p.m.*: Zhu Lin (China) vs. Anna Blinkova (Russia, 8), Cleveland, first round

*Game schedules are subject to change and will be confirmed

Mystery: who will get the first win in the main draws?

24-year-old Anna Blinkova will start the tournament in Cleveland with a match against China’s Zhu Lin, who is five years her senior. At the level of the main WTA draws, the girls have not yet crossed paths, but in the qualifiers they exchanged victories: in Indian Wells 2019 the Chinese was stronger, and in Beijing 2019 Blinkova already stood out. The winner of this match in the second round will play the best tennis player from the pair Sloane Stevens – Julia Graber.

Anna Blinkova

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🏆 🎾 20:30 *: Corey Gauff (USA, 7) vs. Karolina Muchova (Czech Republic), Cincinnati, final

*Game schedules are subject to change and will be confirmed

Intrigue: who will win the first ‘thousand’ of his career?

The final of the Cincinnati tournament will be played by the tennis players who eliminated the first two rackets in the world, Iga Sviontek and Arina Sobolenko, in the semifinals. Gauff and Mukhova have never met on the court before, and for each this is the first “thousand” final in their careers. Corey has already played in the 2022 Roland Garros final, and Carolina was a finalist in Paris 2023. Which of them will win the first ‘thousand’ of their career?

corey gaff

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🎾 22:00*: Roman Safiullin (Russia) – Juan Manuel Serundolo (Argentina, A), Winston-Salem, first round

*Game schedules are subject to change and will be confirmed

Intrigue: how will Safiullin play the first game in Winston-Salem?

Roman Safiullin, 26, will begin the tournament in Winston-Salem with a match with racket number 103 in the world Juan Manuel Serundolo, who is 4.5 years his junior. The tennis players have not played each other before, and for the Russian this will be the first performance in Winston-Salem. In the second round the winner will face the German Yannick Hanfman.

Roman Safiullin

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🎾 10:00 PM*: Alexander Shevchenko (Russia) v Marc-Andrea Huesler (Switzerland), Winston-Salem, first round

*Game schedules are subject to change and will be confirmed

Intrigue: Will Shevchenko reach Gasquet?

Alexander Shevchenko will start the tournament in Winston-Salem with a match against Marc-Andrea Huesler. The tennis players are next on the ATP ranking list: the Russian is 88 and the Swiss is 86. At the level of the main ATP draws, the tennis players have not yet crossed paths, but in the Phoenix challenger, the Russian appeared stronger. The future winner of the match in the second round will fight Frenchman Richard Gasquet.

Alexander Shevchenko

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🎾 11:00 PM*: Ekaterina Alexandrova (Russia, 4) vs. Patricia-Maria Cig (Romania, A), Cleveland, first round

*Game schedules are subject to change and will be confirmed

Intrigue: Will Alexandrova manage to win the first match in the US Open series?

Ekaterina Alexandrova was supposed to start the tournament with a match with Kazakhstan’s Yulia Putintseva, but she withdrew from the competition and now the Russian will face Patricia-Maria Zig. The tennis players are the same age, born in 1994, but have yet to meet on the court. The winner of the match in the second round will face the best tennis player from a pair of Emma Naarro – Yasmine Paolini. Keep in mind that Alexandrova is yet to earn a single win during this US Open Series. Can it be done in Cleveland?

Ekaterina Alexandrova

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🏆 🎾 23:30*: Carlos Alcaraz (Spain, 1) – Novak Djokovic (Serbia, 2), Cincinnati, final

*Game schedules are subject to change and will be confirmed

Mystery: Will Djokovic get revenge for Wimbledon final loss?

The main match of the day will be the Masters final in Cincinnati, in which the 1 and 2 rackets in the world will face each other: Carlos Alcaras and Novak Djokovic. For the Serbian, this is the first tournament after the defeat in the Wimbledon final against Alcaraz. The tennis players have met three times so far and the 20-year-old Spaniard is slightly ahead: 2-1. In addition to Wimbledon, he won in the semifinals of Madrid 2022, but Novak was stronger in the semifinals of Roland Garros-2023.In the Cincinnati semifinals with Hurkach, the Spanish Alcaras barely left the field. match point and now clinched the top seed at the US Open. Let’s see who takes the main trophy in the state of Ohio.

Novak Djokovic

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