◼️ Pouille was solid and won for the first time in five matches against the Scot.
Andy Murray made his debut and farewell in Cincinnati. The Frenchman Lucas Pouille overtook the British ex-number one in the world, which fell precipitously to post 375 of the ATP, with a score of 6-1, 1-6, 6-4 in one hour and 55 minutes.
The Gaul, 24, was solid against the Scot, whom he won for the first time in five matches. Pouille will face in the next round the winner of the match between the American Michael Mmoh (133) and the Argentine Leonardo Mayer (50).
In the women’s section, Suárez fell to veteran Belarussian Victoria Azarenka in three tight sets with a score of 6-7 (5/7), 6-2, 6-4.
Azarenka, ex-number one and winner of two Grand Slams (Australian Open 2012 and 2013), will clash in the second round against the French Caroline Garcia, sixth favorite.