Ramos-Viñolas Only Seeded Player To Reach Sardegna Open QF
SANTA MARGHERITA DI PULA, Sardinia: Albert Ramos-Violas became the only seeded player to reach the quarterfinals of the Forte Village Sardegna Open with a 6-0, 6-3 victory over Corentin Moutet on Thursday.
The fourth-seeded Ramos-Violas of Spain next faces Italian Marco Cecchinato, who beat seventh-seeded Tommy Paul of the United States 7-6 (1), 6-4.
Third-seeded Casper Ruud was also eliminated on Thursday, losing 6-2, 6-1 to Yannick Hanfmann.
Hanfmann will play Lorenzo Musetti in the quarterfinals after the Italian teenager beat compatriot Andrea Pellegrino 6-2, 6-1.
The 18-year-old Musetti made a splash at last months Italian Open where he beat former top-five players Stan Wawrinka and Kei Nishikori in succession.
Top-seeded Fabio Fognini withdrew from the tournament Wednesday after testing positive for the coronavirus.
The tournament was installed in the ATP calendar as a one-time only event amid the pandemic.
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