With the defeat of Naomi Osaka, a man carries all the responsibility of a country in the tennis discipline from today. And he takes it well. Kei nishikori took another step in the men’s individual draw by defeating Marcos Giron (7-6, 3-6, 6-1) and accessing the round of 16, where Ivashka awaits him. Objective: repeat the Olympic medal five years later.
Other results of the day
 D Schwartzman d T Machac: 64 75
 K Khachanov d J Duckworth: 75 61 J Chardy d  To Karatsev: 75 46 63
 U Humbert d M Kecmanovic: 46 76 75 I Ivashka d M Kukushkin: 67 63 63