Thompson misses Kyrgios meeting in Houston
Jordan Thompson was unable to set up an intriguing showdown with fellow Aussie Nick Kyrgios at the ATP event in Houston, falling to Bjorn Fratangelo on Monday.
Jordan Thompson found Bjorn Fratangelo far too strong in an opening round loss at the US Men’s Clay Court championship in Houston on Monday.
Fratangelo’s 6-1 6-1 victory sees the American progress to a meeting in the last 16 with another Aussie in fourth seed Nick Kyrgios.
At the WTA event in Bogota, Lizette Cabrera fell 6-0 6-2 in the first round to Jasmine Paolini.
— Lizette Cabrera (@lizzycabrera97) April 9, 2018
Cabrera had won two qualifying matches to secure a place in the main draw but dished up nine double faults in a 67-minute loss to the Italian on Monday.
At the ATP event in Marrakech, Alex De Minaur fell in the final round of qualifying, pipped by Russia’s Alexey Vatutin 6-4 4-6 6-4.