The American lost the first set 6-7 (3) and in the second he was 4-0 up when Nishioka claimed that he could not continue. Sock will meet Nadal for the sixth time. The five games were won by the Mallorcan, although the last match was in 2017. In addition, Colombian Daniel Galán confirmed his good moment by defeating American Tommy Paul 6-4, 6-3. His next stumbling block will be another local, Reilly Opelka, eighth seeded.
After the triumph of Galán, the Japanese Kei Nishikori arrived 6-4 and 6-3 over the American Sam Querrey. Now the ninth-seeded Kazakh Alexander Bublik awaits him. The American Marcos Girón had it more difficult against the Ukrainian Illya Marchenko who forced him to play three sets to win 4-6, 6-4 and 7-6 (1).
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Briton Cameron Norrie, seventh seed, awaits him. The Belarusian tennis players’ duel was won by Ilya Ivashka 7-5 and 6-4 against Egor Gerasimov. They will face the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov, who comes as fourth seed. The Italian Andreas Seppi, who beat the Japanese Yasutaka Uchiyama 3-6, 7-5 and 6-3, and the Lithuanian Ricardas Berankis, executioner of the American Mitchell Krueger by 7-6 (4) and 6-2, also advanced.
Jenson Brooksby, 20, produced the surprise of the day by beating 35-year-old South African Kevin Anderson 7-6 (4), 6-3. The Ecuadorian Emilio Gómez, who entered the main draw for the previous phase, was defeated 4-6, 6-3 and 6-3 against the Canadian Vasek Pospisil, who asserted his best serve by achieving 10 aces for none of the Latin American tennis players .
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