Indian Wells, California. , Carlos Alcaraz He is three wins away from returning to the world top by reaching the quarterfinals of the BNP Paribas Open on Tuesday.
Alcaraz, ranked No. 2, when upgraded jack draper Retired after 46 minutes of play with the Spaniard up 6–2, 2–0. It was Alcaraz’s 101st ATP Tour win.
Alcaraz said, “I would say I made a good comeback, I hit great shots.” “I finished the match confident in my shots, so that I can go into the next round with more confidence.”
Draper was affected by an abdominal injury that first surfaced in his win against Andy Murray one day before. The injury affected Britt’s serve, which dropped below 100 mph, and his movement. An athletic trainer visited him between sets and Draper won just one point in the first two games of the second set before leaving.
Coco Gauff Rallyed from break down in third set to defeat Swedish qualifier Rebecca Peterson6-3, 1-6, 6-4 to reach the quarterfinals.
Down 4–2, Gauff came back and saved three break points in the next game while serving at 4–all before closing out the match.
Four years earlier, Peterson had defeated the then 14-year-old Gauff at a Challenger tournament in Michigan.
Gough said in court, “He beat me pretty badly.” “I think today was really a mental thing, just staying in the match. I wasn’t playing my best in some moments and I wasn’t serving like I wanted to, but I think my The mindset kept me in.” ,
Sixth-seeded American next plays No. 2 seed Aryan Sabalenkawho beat 16th seed Barbora Krejcikova6-3, 2-6, 6-4.
No. 3 jessica pegula lost to 15th seed Petra Kvitova American drops four match points after 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (11)
“It’s very tiring when it’s a match like this,” Kvitova said. “Up and down. Definitely one of the best matches I have played.”
sorana cristia number 5 drawn Caroline Garcia 6-4, 4-6, 7-5, No. 7 Maria Sakkari beat 17th seed Karolina Pliskova 6-4, 5-7, 6-3 and No. 10 Elena Rybakina Defeated Varvara Gracheva 6-3, 6-0.
Defending champion in men’s category taylor fritz Reached the quarterfinals with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Marton Fuksovics,
number five Daniil Medvedev overcame a swollen right ankle and was seeded 12th alexander zverev6-7(5), 7-6(5), 7-5.
“When I twisted my ankle, I twisted it too hard,” he said. “The moment I rolled it out, I was like, ‘Okay, I’m going to stand up and it’ll be fine,’ but then I continued to stay on the ground because the pain was building up. It was definitely insane.” match.”
Medvedev took a medical timeout in the second set to tape his ankle before recording his 17th consecutive match win and improving to 22-2 this year.
“It was definitely the hardest,” he said in court.
Zverev added to the drama by saving a match point and breaking at 5-5 in the final set. Medvedev made a perfect comeback and won.
he plays spain next time Alejandro Davidovich Fokinawho beat Christian Garin 6-3, 6-4.
number 10 Cameron Norrie2021 champion beats sixth seed Andrey Rublev, 6–2, 6–4. Nori improved to 21-3 this year.
Advances to quarterfinals against Nori Frances Tiafoewho beat the qualifiers alejandro tabillo6-4, 6-4.
number 11 genetic sinner Defeated stan wawrinka 6-1, 6-4.