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ATP roundup: Karen Khachanov moves on in France

Field Level Media
22 Sep 2021, 06:19 GMT+10

Seventh-seeded Karen Khachanov of Russia needed three sets to defeat Frenchman Alexandre Muller 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 Tuesday at the Moselle Open in Metz, France.

Alternate Mikael Ymer of Sweden stepped in for an injured Jeremy Chardy to post a 7-5, 6-3 win over Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff.

Also, Britain's Andy Murray was a three-set winner over Ugo Humbert of France, courtesy of a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 victory. Other winners included Spain's Alejandro Davidovich Fokina, Marcus Giron, and lucky loser Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany.

Astana Open

Fifth-seeded John Millman of Australia needed a rally to defeat qualifier Dmitry Popko 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 in a first-round match in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.

Sixth-seeded Benoit Paire of France fell to Egor Gerasimov of Belarus in straight sets. Belarusian Ilya Ivashka defeated Elias Ymer of Sweden 6-2, 6-4.

Also, Italian Lorenzo Musetti defeated Australia's Marc Polman 6-4, 2-6, 6-4.

--Field Level Media

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