Shenzhen: Millman pushes Cilic
John Millman may have gone down at the Shenzhen Open, but it took 2014 US Open champion and No.2 seed Marin Cilic two hours and three sets to subdue him.
Australia’s John Millman has narrowly missed out on a spot in the Shenzen Open quarterfinals after being beaten by second seed Marin Cilic.
The Croatian took just shy of two hours to complete a 6-3 4-6 6-3 win and set up a last eight meeting with teenager Hyeon Chung.
The Korean breezed through his own second-round encounter, beating Britain’s No.2 Aljaz Bedene, the seventh seed, 6-2 6-0 inside an hour.
Spanish fourth seed Guillermo Garcia-Lopez beat Czech Lukas Rosol 6-4 6-3, while Adrian Mannarino, the fifth seed from France, saw off China’s Yan Bai 7-5 7-6(7).