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Denis Shapovalov wins easily to move into 3rd round at Winston-Salem Open

Denis Shapovalov wins easily to move into 3rd round at Winston-Salem Open

Top-seeded Benoit Paire of France and second-seeded Denis Shapovalov cruised into the third round of the Winston-Salem (N.C.) Open with straight-sets wins Tuesday.

Paire topped India's Prajnesh Gunneswaran 6-3, 7-5, and Shapovalov defeated the United States' Tennys Sandgren 6-2, 6-4.

Duckhee Lee, a South Korean who made history Monday by becoming the first deaf player to win a main-draw match on the ATP Tour, fell short in the second round Tuesday. Third-seeded Hubert Hurkacz rallied for a 4-6, 6-0, 6-3 win over Lee.

Two seeded players fell Tuesday. The Netherlands' Robin Haase defeated fourth-seeded Joao Sousa of Portugal 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, and the United States' Steve Johnson routed fifth-seeded Daniel Evans of Great Britain 6-3, 6-1.

Other seeded players moving into the third round were No. 6 Sam Querrey of the United States, No. 7 Lorenzo Sonego of Italy, No. 8 Filip Krajinovic of Serbia, No. 10 Frances Tiafoe of the United States, No. 11 Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain, No. 12 Casper Ruud of Norway, No. 13 Miomir Kecmanovic of Serbia, No. 14 John Millman of Australia, No. 15 Ugo Humbert of France and No. 16 of Feliciano Lopez of Spain.

No. 9 Albert Ramos-Vinolas of Spain was in action Tuesday night vs. Russia's Andrey Rublev.