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Miami Open 2024 Day 4 Recap

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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 easy victories, whereas Rublev, Fritz, Paul, and Tiafoe have been the primary high-profile casualties within the spherical of sixty-four.

There have been additionally some prolonged matches with Griekspoor, Korda Jarry,  and Eubanks coming by means of robust three-setter, the latter two each saving match factors earlier than profitable closing set tie breaks.

You possibly can see the total outcomes beneath, together with choose highlights beneath.

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

I requested Jakub for some info after he beat him in Doha. He’s 18 years outdated and taking part in effectively and we’re all pushing ourselves. It helps to indicate we will 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 otherwise to Indian Wells, and I needed to see how it might be. I’m actually pleased with 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 mild work of Marton Fucsovics with a 6-4 6-2 victory.

The Hungarian is usually a difficult buyer in the best situations, however he struggled to discover a approach by means of Medvedev on Stadium Courtroom because the Russian was scientific on break factors (3/3) and by no means actually seemed in bother. He faces Cameron Norrie in Sunday’s night time session.

Shapovalov Takes Down Tsitsipas

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Since getting back from a knee harm, Denis Shapovalov has been trying to find outcomes, and he picked up a giant 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 sport that Tsitsipas lastly held in the beginning of the second set.

Nevertheless, Shapovalov wasn’t deterred, breaking at 4-4 as he cruised. Tsitsipas’s weak return sport was once more uncovered, and it’s wanting just like the clay season might be make or break for his season.

Different Matches of Be aware

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  • Paul Pulls Up vs Damm: Tommy Paul was compelled to retire in his match towards Martin Damm whereas main 6-4 1-2. The Indian Wells semi-finalist, who additionally twisted his ankle in his loss towards Medvedev, rolled it once more when approaching the web and was compelled to hobble to his chair, clutching his leg earlier than chucking up the sponge. Time to attempt some totally different footwear? Weak ankles and serve + volley don’t combine.
  • Seyboth Wild Flies Previous Fritz: This was a giant 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 harm.
  • Sinner Breezes Previous Vavassori: Sinner received a routine 6-3 6-4 towards fellow countryman Vavasorri, who got here by means of 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 beneath:

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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