Former champion Del Potro into US Open last 16 | Inquirer Sports

Former champion Del Potro into US Open last 16

/ 12:54 PM September 01, 2018

Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro celebrates winning the second set against Spain’s Fernando Verdasco during their 2018 US Open men’s round 3 match August 31, 2018 in New York. / AFP PHOTO / Don EMMERT

Former champion Juan Martin del Potro reached the US Open last 16 for the sixth time on Friday with a 7-5, 7-6 (8/6), 6-3 win over Spanish left-hander Fernando Verdasco.

Argentine third seed Del Potro, the 2009 US Open winner, goes on to face Borna Coric, the 20th seed from Croatia.

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Coric made the fourth round of a Slam for the first time with a 6-3, 7-5, 6-2 victory over Russia’s Daniil Medvedev.

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TAGS: Fernando Verdasco, Juan Martin Del Potro, Tennis, US Open
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