Friday, April 19, 2024

Nardi Upsets Djokovic in Indian Wells; Sabalenka, Gauff, Rune and Ruud Advance


BNP Paribas Open—Indian Wells, California

Monday’s motion on the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California featured a surprising upset when fortunate loser Luca Nardi ousted world No. 1 Novak Djokovic 6-4, 3-6, 6-3.

Needing two hours and 21 minutes to advance, Nardi will subsequent face No. 17 seed Tommy Paul.

Djokovic was enjoying in Indian Wells for the primary time since 2019.

Earlier within the day, Australian Open champion Aryna Sabalenka superior to the fourth spherical, defeating Emma Raducanu 6-3, 7-5.

Sabalenka will subsequent face both Elina Svitolina or Emma Navarro.

Elsewhere, No. 3 seed Coco Gauff, No. 11 Daria Kasatkina, No. 24 Elise Mertens and Yue Yuan all attain the ultimate 16.

On the lads’s facet, No. 7 seed Holger Rune poured in a powerful efficiency towards Lorenzo Musetti, ousting the Italian 6-2, 7-6(5).

The Dane will tackle former champion Taylor Fritz for a spot within the quarterfinals. Fritz made fast work of inform Argentine Sebastian Baez, 6-2, 6-2.

Different winners on the day noticed No. 9 seed Casper Ruud, No. 13 Grigor Dimitrov, No. 17 seed Tommy Paul and Gael Monfils all reached the fourth-round.

Tuesday’s schedule of play in Palm Spring will function Iga Swiatek, Carlos Alcaraz, Jannik Sinner and Angelique Kerber.

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Third-round outcomes:

Luca Nardi Defeats Novak Djokovic (1) 6-4, 3-6, 6-3
Daniil Medvedev (4) Defeats Sebastian Korda (29) 6-4, 5-7, 6-3
Holger Rune (7) Defeats Lorenzo Musetti (26) 6-2, 7-6(5)
Casper Ruud (9) Defeats Arthur Fils 6-2, 6-4
Taylor Fritz (12) Defeats Sebastian Baez (19) 6-2, 6-2
Grigor Dimitrov (13) Defeats Adrian Mannarino (21) 6-3, 6-3
Tommy Paul (17) Defeats Ugo Humbert (14) 6-4, 6-4
Gael Monfils Defeats Cameron Norrie (28) 6-7(5), 7-6(5), 6-3

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