The Colombian advanced after defeating Australian Thopmson on Wednesday.

The Colombian advanced after defeating Australian Thopmson on Wednesday.

After knocking out the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas in the first round, the Colombian Daniel Galán defeated the Australian Jordan Thompson in five sets on Wednesday to advance to the third round of the US Open, in which he will play the Spanish Alejandro Davidovich, winner of a battle against the Hungarian Marton Fucsovics.

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Galan, solid

Born in Bucaramanga in 1996 and number 94 in the world, Galán won by 6-3, 2-6, 3-6, 6-4 and 6-3 to Thompson, number 102, after a marathon that touched the four hours.

The Colombian He advanced after beating Australian Thopmson on Wednesday.

Galán confirmed the victory he had achieved against Thompson in Houston 2019 and saved two break balls with 4-4 in the fourth set they could open the way to victory for the Australian.

In the deciding set, the Colombian was very solid and did not give his opponent any chance to regain confidence, until he sealed the match 6-3 that will allow him to compete again at Flushing Meadows this Friday.

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Who is your next rival?

The Colombian advanced after defeating the Australian Thopmson this Wednesday.

His next rival, in the third round, will be the Spanish Alejandro Davidovich, 39 in the world, who needed more than four hours to come back and prevail in the tiebreaker ten points from the fifth quarter against Fucsovics.

The Spanish player, finalist this year in the Masters 1,000 in Monte Carlo, when he was able to beat Serbian Novak Djokovic, triumphed 7-6(3), 5-7, 3-6, 6-0 and 7-6(3).

Davidovich Fokina debuted this Monday at the US Open with a solid victory against the Japanese Yoshihito Nishioka.

The Spaniard managed to overcome in the first round thanks to an aggressive performance that nuanced his difficulties with the serve, losing four times in the first two sets.
Davidovich wants to return to the second week of the 2022 US Open. He was there in 2020.

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