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Auger-Aliassime falls in straight sets, Dabrowski wins doubles match at Citi

Felix Auger-Aliassime Felix Auger-Aliassime - The Canadian Press

WASHINGTON — Montreal's Felix Auger-Aliassime fell in straight sets to Japan's Yosuke Watanuki at the Citi DC Open in Washington.

Auger-Aliassime has struggled through injuries this season and spoke recently about his determination to recover from them.

He was the third seed in the tournament and heads to Canada to take part in the National Bank Open, a tournament he has never won.

Gabriela Dabrowksi, of Ottawa, Ont., and her doubles partner Shuko Aoyama won their doubles matchup against Erin Routliffe and Ingrid Neel.

The pair won straight sets against their opponent (6-3, 6-2) in the round of 16.

Leylah Fernandez, of Montreal, Que., is set to play Greece's Maria Sakkari in the round of 16 on the women's singles side of the tournament.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Aug. 2, 2023.