The No. 2 seed, Madison Keys, fell to neighborhood Hailey Baptiste, 7-6 (four), 6-2. This changed into the 17-12 months-vintage wild card Baptiste’s first important-draw victory at the WTA Tour.
Baptiste grew up minutes away from the Rock Creek Park Tennis Center and frequently educated on the facility as a member of the Washington Tennis & Education Foundation that’s the beneficiary of the Citi Open. Baptiste returns to movement on Wednesday night to take on Kristina Mladenovic in the closing match on Stadium Court.
Qualifier Coco Gauff, the 15-12 months-vintage who reached the Wimbledon fourth round, had her match end with a loss to No. 84 Zarina Diyas 6-4, 6-2. Gauff says that she does no longer assume to play in anymore tournament earlier than America Open.
In the guys’s draw, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga took down 2d-seeded Karen Khachanov. 6-4, 2-6, 7-5. “Unfortunately, at the end of my match today I felt a tweak in my foot. In the interest of making sure I can play my next match to the fullest, I will be getting my foot checked out tonight. I am very happy to return home with a win and want to thank my fans for coming out to support me today.