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Dominic Thiem defeats Kyle Edmund to reach third round in Barcelona

Dominic Thiem defeats Kyle Edmund to reach third round in Barcelona

Now, on the red stuff at the Real Club de Tenis Barcelona, he has managed two victories in two days.

Zverev - who unexpectedly dumped Andy Murray out in the opening round at the Australian Open and who was seeded 14 for this tournament - was widely expected to beat Evans, but wound up losing in straight sets to the World No 43.

Zverev faced a tougher prospect in Nicolas Almagro - a former finalist in Barcelona - and rallied impressively from 3-1 down in a deciding set to win 7-6 (7-4) 4-6 6-4.

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Both players served out their service games in the first set before Evans break in the tenth to take the set 6-4.

But the Austrian found his groove shortly after, keeping the majority of his groundstrokes away from Edmund's unsafe forehand and began to dictate the match, picking up a couple of breaks on his way to a 6-1 first set win.

British number three Dan Evans beat Germany's Mischa Zverev 6-4 6-4 at the Barcelona Open to secure a last-16 showdown against Dominic Thiem, who earlier knocked out Kyle Edmund.

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The Brit kept his nerve at the start of the second set with a couple of holds but the world No. 9 eventually found his way through again and completed a win over his opponent in their first meeting.

British number two Edmund had confidently defeated Frenchman Jeremy Chardy in round one, but could not get the better of Thiem on Tuesday as the Austrian world number nine won 6-1 6-4.

UC Berkeley Postpones Ann Coulter's Lecture Amid Fears Of Violence
The university says it can accommodate a Coulter speech, just not in the time frame event organizers wanted. Those who become violent in response to speech have won a victory at the University of California-Berkeley.


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