Monday, April 15, 2024

Miami Open 2024 Day 4 Recap

After play was washed on day three of the Miami Open, day 4 featured a jam-packed schedule with all the highest seeds in motion.

Alcaraz, Medvedev, Sinner, Zverev and Ruud all progressed to the third spherical with simple victories, whereas Rublev, Fritz, Paul, and Tiafoe have been the principle high-profile casualties within the spherical of sixty-four.

There have been additionally some prolonged matches with Griekspoor, Korda Jarry,  and Eubanks coming via powerful three-setter, the latter two each saving match factors earlier than successful ultimate set tie breaks.

You may see the complete outcomes under, together with choose highlights under.

Day Three & 4 2024 Miami Open Spherical of 64 Outcomes

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Winner Loser Scoreline
Gael Monfils Jordan Thompson (32) 3-7 6-1 6-2
Carlos Alcaraz (1) Roberto Carballes Baena 6-2 6-1
Jannik Sinner (2) Andrea Vavassori (Q) 6-3 6-4
Daniil Medvedev (3) Marton Fucsovics 6-4 6-2
Alexander Zverev (4) Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-2 6-4
Casper Ruud (7) Luca Van Assche 7-6(5) 1-6 6-1
Hubert Hurkacz (8) Alexander Shevchenko 6-4 2-7 6-3
Denis Shapovalov (PR) Stefanos Tsitsipas (10) 6-2 6-4
Thiago Seyboth Wild (Q) Taylor Fritz (12) 6-3 6-4
Martin Damm (WC) Tommy Paul (13) 4-6 2-1 (retired)
Karen Khachanov (15) Laslo Djere 6-2 6-4
Matteo Arnaldi Alexander Bublik (17) 6-4 6-1
Francisco Cerundolo (20) Sebastian Ofner 7-6(2) 2-7 6-1
Christopher O’Connell Frances Tiafoe (21) 7-5 7-6(5)
Nicolas Jarry (22) Jack Draper 7-6(5) 4-6 7-6(2)
Tallon Griekspoor (25) Alex Michelsen 7-6(5) 7-7 6-4
Alejandro Davidovich Fokina (27) Juncheng Shang 6-3 7-5
Sebastian Korda (28) Roberto Bautista Agut (Q) 2-7 6-3 6-4
Andy Murray Tomás Martín Etcheverry (29) 7-6(0) 6-3
Cameron Norrie (30) Flavio Cobolli 7-5 4-7 6-2
Christopher Eubanks (31) Daniel Evans 7-6(3) 3-6 7-6(7)
Tomas Machac Andrey Rublev (5) 6-4 6-4
Ugo Humbert (14) Botic van de Zandschulp 6-4 6-3
Dominik Koepfer Sebastián Báez (18) 6-3 6-2

Machac Routs Rublev

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In one in every of solely two matches to be accomplished on Friday, Tomas Machac took down Andrey Rublev 6-4 6-4.

Rublev has struggled lately in opposition to Czech opposition, shedding to Mensik in Dubai, Lehecka in Indian Wells, and now Mahac in Miami. He additionally leaves America with only one win below his belt along with his subsequent cease to attempt to defend his Monte Carlo title.

I requested Jakub for some data after he beat him in Doha. He’s 18 years previous and enjoying effectively and we’re all pushing ourselves. It helps to point out we are able to beat these sorts of gamers. Mahac on recommendation from Mensik.

Alcaraz Aces Baena

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Carlos Alcaraz seems again to his free-flowing finest after he broke off the shackles in Indian Wells and comfortably dispatched Roberto Carballes Baena 6-2, 6-1 to achieve spherical 3, the place he’ll meet Gael Monfils after the resurgent Frenchman took out thirty second seed Jordan Thompson.

Baena is a stereotypical baseliner, and Alcaraz used the forecourt to his benefit, coming ahead usually however equally defending effectively when he needed to, saving the three break factors he confronted en path to victory.

I defended effectively within the humid situations. I needed to be affected person. I needed to adapt to the situations; the ball goes in another way to Indian Wells, and I needed to see how it will be. I’m actually proud of my efficiency and the way I hit the ball. Alcaraz on his win.

Medvedev Makes Quick Work of Fucsovics

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In a match that ought to have been performed on Friday, Daniil Medvedev made gentle work of Marton Fucsovics with a 6-4 6-2 victory.

The Hungarian generally is a difficult buyer in the suitable situations, however he struggled to discover a method via Medvedev on Stadium Courtroom because the Russian was medical on break factors (3/3) and by no means actually seemed in hassle. He faces Cameron Norrie in Sunday’s evening session.

Shapovalov Takes Down Tsitsipas

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Since getting back from a knee damage, Denis Shapovalov has been looking for outcomes, and he picked up an enormous one in Miami, taking down Stefanos Tstisipas 6-2, 6-4.

It was the Canadian’s first top-20 win since 2022, and he was the stronger participant. He didn’t face a break level whereas creating 18 on the Greek’s serve, eight of which got here in an 11-deuce recreation that Tsitsipas lastly held in the beginning of the second set.

Nonetheless, Shapovalov wasn’t deterred, breaking at 4-4 as he cruised. Tsitsipas’s weak return recreation was once more uncovered, and it’s trying just like the clay season will probably be make or break for his season.

Different Matches of Notice

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  • Paul Pulls Up vs Damm: Tommy Paul was pressured to retire in his match in opposition to Martin Damm whereas main 6-4 1-2. The Indian Wells semi-finalist, who additionally twisted his ankle in his loss in opposition to Medvedev, rolled it once more when approaching the online and was pressured to hobble to his chair, clutching his leg earlier than dropping out. Time to attempt some completely different footwear? Weak ankles and serve + volley don’t combine.
  • Seyboth Wild Flies Previous Fritz: This was an enormous win for the Brazilian qualifier, as Fritz struggled to get something going, and his groundstrokes have been wild.
  • O’Connell Trounces Tiafoe: Extra woes for Frances as his poor run of type continued as O’Connell got here from a break down within the first set to progress 7-5 7-6(5).
  • Murray Too Good for Etcheverry: Murray received back-to-back matches for the primary time since Toronto final yr, defeating No. 29 seed Tomas Martin Etcheverry 7-6(0), 6-3. These are promising indicators for the Brit, however Etcheverry has been out with damage.
  • Sinner Breezes Previous Vavassori: Sinner received a routine 6-3 6-4 in opposition to fellow countryman Vavasorri, who got here via qualifying.
  • Jarry Jostles Previous Draper: A 7-6 (5), 4-6, 7-6(2) loss for the Brit who had two match factors at 5-4 40-15, however once more light bodily as Jarry took the ultimate set tie break.
  • Eubanks Edges Evans: Dan Evans additionally misplaced in a 3rd set tiebreak, failing to transform two match factors at 6-4; the primary ought to have been buried. See highlights under:

Miami Open Day 5 Spherical of 32 Matches

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  • Daniel Altmaier vs Jan-Lennard Struff (24)
  • Yannick Hanfmann vs Adrian Mannarino (19)
  • Martín Landaluce (WC) vs Ben Shelton (16)
  • Lorenzo Musetti (23) vs Roman Safiullin
  • Alex de Minaur (9) vs Soonwoo Kwon (PR)
  • Grigor Dimitrov (11) vs Alejandro Tabilo
  • Jiří Lehečka (26) vs Alexei Popyrin
  • Fabian Marozsan vs Holger Rune (6)
  • Tomas Machac vs Andy Murray
  • Matteo Arnaldi vs Denis Shapovalov
  • Tallon Griekspoor (25) vs Jannik Sinner (2)
  • Nicolás Jarry (22) vs Thiago Seyboth Wild (Q)
  • Martin Damm (WC) vs Christopher O’Connell
  • Ugo Humbert (14) vs Dominik Koepfer
  • Casper Ruud (7) vs Alejandro Davidovich Fokina (27)
  • Cameron Norrie (30) vs Daniil Medvedev (3)

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