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Former US Open champion Stan Wawrinka on Saturday obtained the second-tier Challenger match in Prague, on his return to motion after a six-month break resulting from coronavirus pandemic.
Wawrinka, the 2016 US Open winner, has elected to skip this yr’s Grand Slam in New York citing the “accurately being state of affairs” contained inside the metropolis and as a substitute give consideration to Roland Garros which begins on September 27.
World quantity 17 Wawrinka defeated 253rd-ranked Aslan Karatsev of Russia 7-6 (7/2), 6-Four contained inside the Prague remaining on clay.
The three-time Grand Slam champion was having gratifying with in his first occasion since reaching the quarter-finals at Acapulco in February.
He obtained the final word phrase of his 16 ATP Tour titles at Geneva in 2017.