Mutua Madrid Open—Madrid, Spain
Former US Open winner Dominic Thiem reached the second round of the Mutua Madrid Open on Thursday in Spain, defeating Kyle Edmund 6-4, 6-1.
Once ranked No. 3 in the world, Thiem will next face inform Greek star Stefanos Tsitsipas in second round action.
Elsewhere, former world No. 1 Andy Murray was ousted by Andrea Vavassori 6-2, 7-6(7). Murray, who has never really preferred playing on clay courts, will next see action at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia in Rome, Italy.
Other results on the day included Jan-Lennard Struff, Cristian Garin and Tomas Martin Etcheverry all advancing.
Friday’s action in Madrid will feature Iga Swiatek, Carlos Alcaraz and Andrey Rublev all in action.
Christopher O’Connell Defeats Filip Krajinovic 64 67(2) 62
Pedro Cachin Defeats Abdullah Shelbayh 61 64
Marco Cecchinato Defeats Marton Fucsovics 76(4) 63
Tomas Martin Etcheverry Defeats Adrian Mannarino 64 60
Cristian Garin Defeats Marc-Andrea Huesler 76(5) 62
Marcos Giron Defeats Nuno Borges 62 76(7)
Roman Safiullin Defeats Nicolas Jarry 62 36 63
Alexander Shevchenko Defeats J.J. Wolf 64 64
Jan-Lennard Struff Defeats Lorenzo Sonego 63 61
Dominic Thiem Defeats Kyle Edmund 64 61
Andrea Vavassori Defeats Andy Murray 62 76(7)
Yosuke Watanuki Defeats Corentin Moutet 63 63
Zhizhen Zhang Defeats Jurij Rodionov 76(6) 64