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No The 8-seed Diego Schwartzman was eliminated by Aslan Karatsev in the third round of the Australian Open on Friday A qualifier from Russia finished 114 Place and made his Grand Slam debut

By far the greatest victory in the career of the 27-year-old Karatsev came with an unbelievable margin of 50: 5 among the overall winners and a one-sided score of 6: 3, 6: 3, 6: 3

He’s only the fifth man since 2000 to make his first appearance at a major championship. He’s also the first qualifier to come this far since Milos Raonic at Melbourne Park a decade ago

Karatsev had never beaten a player who was higher than 48. He will now meet another seeded player with a quarter-finals – No. 11 Denis Shapovalov or No. 20 Felix Auger-Aliassime who were supposed to face each other later on Friday

Schwartzman was a semi-finalist at the French Open last year and took on qualifiers in Grand Slam games with a 9-0 record on Friday

It used to take Alexander Zverev only 1 hour and 43 minutes to defeat Adrian Mannarino in the Rod Laver Arena and get into the fourth round

Zverev, the No. 6 seed to make the semifinals of last year’s tournament, had 19 aces and 35 winners on the way to a 6-3, 6-3, 6-1 win as he is chasing his first career grand slam -Title

Zverev had three wins against Mannarino in 2020, including a win with four sets in the third round of the US Open in September

“I’m very happy,” said Zverev after the win on Friday. “I played it three times last year, and they were all long and difficult games. Today I decided to hit the ball a little harder”

Zverev, 23, is next in front of Nr Dusan Lajovic with 23 seeds defeated the Spaniard Pedro Martinez with 6: 7 (6), 7: 5, 6: 1, 6: 4

In other men’s matches No. 18 seed Grigor Dimitrov advanced to the fourth round when Pablo Carreno Busta was eliminated due to an injury in the second set. Dimitrov was leading 6-0, 1-0 when Carreno Busta retired

A crowded night session should the eight-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic against No 27 seeds Taylor Fritz from US., ruling US. Open Champion Dominic Thiem against Nick Kyrgios from Australia and No. 11 Denis Shapovalov against No. 20 Felix Auger-Aliassime in a purely Canadian matchup

Aslan Karatsev, Karatsev, Diego Schwartzman, Schwartzman

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Source: https://www.espn.com.au/tennis/story/_/id/30884743/alexander-zverev-cruises-straight-sets-victory-adrian-mannarino-australian-open