It takes a lot to overshadow a reigning Wimbledon, but a pair of local teens made headlines with dominating performances on day two at the Rogers Cup. There were upsets, blowouts, and more rain as first-round action was completed at the Aviva Centre.
The day started off with a pair of
Karen Khachanov clinched an impressive straight-sets win over 15th seed and local favourite Lucas Pouille in the third round of the 2018 French Open, firing 32 winners and claiming 78 percent of her first-serve points.
Ten-time champion and world number one Rafael Nadal is the heavy favorite to capture the title once again, though there is generally an open draw at the first Masters 1000 tournament of the clay court season.