Wu Yibing becomes first Chinese man to reach the US Open third round since 1881
After dominating the first two matches of his second-round match against Sam Querrey, 23rd seed Juan Martin del Potro took control of the third, defeating Querrey 6-3, 6-4, 6-3.
Wu, meanwhile, will next play No. 11 seed Kei Nishikori.
Also on Friday, China’s Li Na will take on Argentina’s Madison Keys. The match will be the first of a doubleheader between the top two players in the women’s professional tennis rankings – Li with a 2-year-old win over Keys and Del Potro with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Querrey on Friday).
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