Mannarino works overtime to reach Newport quarter-finals


NEWPORT, United States: French fifth seed Adrian Mannarino put in a long day on on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) to reach the quarterfinals of the ATP’s Hall of Fame Tennis Championships on the grass courts of Newport. In a match disrupted by rain on Tuesday, Mannarino returned to dispatch German veteran Tommy Haas 6-7 (5/7), 7-6 (7/1), 6-4, then turned around to beat compatriot Edouard Roger-Vasselin 1-6, 6-3, 6-2. Mannarino earned a quarterfinals clash with American Rajeev Ram, who followed up his first-round upset of top-seeded John Isner with a 6-4, 6-3 second-round victory over Japan’s Yuichi Sugita.



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