Sinner in the quarterfinals at Indian Wells, beaten Wawrinka
Jannik Sinner hits the quarterfinals for the first time in his career Indian Wells Masters 1000. The 21-year-old South Tyrolean, number 13 in the world, beat the Swiss in the round of 16 Stan Wawrinka, 100 of the ATP ranking, for 6-1 6-4 in one hour and 39 minutes of play. In the quarterfinals, scheduled for tomorrow, Sinner will face the American Taylor Fritz, number 5 in the ranking and defending champion, who overcame the Hungarian Marton Fucsovics 6-4, 6-3 in the round of 16. Fritz won the only previous one, also in Indian Wells, in the round of 16 of the 2021 edition.
Medvedev wins battle with Zverev
Despite a sprained right ankle in the second set, Daniil Medvedev - 6 in the world and fifth favorite in the draw, he extends his unbeaten streak to 17 by overcoming the German in three sets Alexander Zverev by 6-7 7-6 7-5 after a battle of over three hours. The Russian will face the Spanish in the quarterfinals Alexander Davidovich Fokina who beat Chilean Cristian Garin 6-3 6-4.
The task for Spanish is much less complicated Carlos Alcarazworld No. 2 and No. 1 seed, who took advantage of the Briton's retirement Jack Draper when he was leading 6-2 2-0. In the quarterfinals, the 19-year-old from El Palmar, who in case of victory in Indian Wells will return to number one in the world by overtaking Novak Djokovic, will face the Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime8 of the seeding, who saved 6 match points (3 consecutive on 0-40 5-6 in the third set and 3 more in a row from down 6-3 in the final tie-break) before beating 3-6 6-3 7 -6 the American Tommy Paul.
Men's singles eighth Carlos Alcaraz (ESP/N.1) b. Jack Draper (GBR) 6-2, 2-0 retirement; Félix Auger-Aliassime (CAN/N.8) b. Tommy Paul (US/#17) 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (8/6); Taylor Fritz (US/#4) bats Marton Fucsovics (HUN) 6-4, 6-3; Jannik Sinner (ITA/N.11) b. Stan Wawrinka (SUI) 6-1, 6-4; Daniil Medvedev (RUS/N.5) b. Alexander Zverev (GER/N.12) 6-7 (5/7), 7-6 (7/5), 7-5; Alejandro Davidovich (ESP/N.23) b. Christian Garín (CHI) 6-3, 6-4; Cameron Norrie (GBR/N.10) b. Andrey Rublev (RUS/#6) 6-2, 6-4; Frances Tiafoe (US/#14) b. Alejandro Tabilo (CHI) 6-4, 6-4
Women's single eighth ga Swiatek (POL/N.1) b. Emma Raducanu (GBR) 6-3, 6-1; Sorana Cirstea (ROM) b. Caroline Garcia (FRA/N.5) 6-4, 4-6, 7-5; Karolína Muchova (CZE) b. Markéta Vondrousova (CZE) 6-4, 6-7 (2/7), 6-4; Elena Rybakina (KAZ/N.10) b. Varvara Gracheva (RUS) 6-3, 6-0; Maria Sakkari (GRE/N.7) b. Karolína Plískova (CZE/N.17) 6-4, 5-7, 6-3; Petra Kvitova (CZE/N.15) b. Jessica Pegula (US/#3) 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (11/13); Cori Gauff (US/#6) b. Rebecca Peterson (SWE) 6-3, 1-6, 6-4; Aryna Sabalenka (BLR/#2) b. Barbora Krejcíkova (CZE/No.16) 6-3, 2-6, 6-4