The lucky loser Alexei Popyrin directly qualified for the eighth in Cincinnati

The lucky loser Alexei Popyrin directly qualified for the eighth in Cincinnati

Lucky, he certainly is. Beaten by his compatriot Max Purcell in qualifying for the Cincinnati Masters 1000, Australian Alexei Popyrin (58th in the world) nevertheless qualified for the round of 16 of the tournament on Tuesday after playing only one match in the main draw. , thanks to an unlikely combination of circumstances.

At the same time, his opponent for the second round, the Chilean Nicolas Jarry, withdrew from the tournament to return to Santiago to attend the birth of his second child. So here is Alexei Popyrin directly qualified for the round of 16, just hours after learning that he was entering the main draw. He will face the winner of the match between the Russian Andrey Rublev and the Finn Emil Ruusuvuori.

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