2018 runner-up Cilic gets past McDonald of US
ABS-CBN Sports on Jan 16, 2019 02:07 PM
Croatia's Marin Cilic serves to United States' Mackenzie McDonald during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Marin Cilic capped a 25-ace performance with a pair to serve out a second-round victory at the Australian Open, beating 81st-ranked Mackenzie McDonald of the U.S. 7-5, 6-7 (9), 6-4, 6-4.
Cilic was the runner-up here to Roger Federer last year and is seeded No. 6 this time.
Cilic hasn't lost at Melbourne Park to anyone ranked as low as McDonald since 2007.