The Italian Jannik Sinner and Serbian Filip Krajinovic they got the pass to the Sofia quarterfinals (Bulgaria) after defeating the Belarusian Egor Gerasimov and the serious Laslo Djere, respectively.
Krajinovic, fifth seed, defeated compatriot Laslo Djere, 6-3 and 6-0, and will have the Polish Kamil Majchrzak as a rival in the search for the semifinals, who beat (7-5 and 6-1) this past Wednesday the Bulgarian Dimitar Kuzmanov. Sinner, first seeded, beat Gerasimov, 6-2 and 7-6 (3), and will face the Australian in the quarterfinals James Duckworth, who beat Frenchman Benoit Paire by a double 6-4.
The australian John Millman, eighth seeded, beat Ukrainian Illya Marchenko, 7-5, (0) 6-7 and 3-6, and will face in the quarterfinals the American Marcos Giros, who surprised the third favorite of the tournament, the Australian Álex de Miñaur, 7-6 (5) and 7-6 (2). Finally, the French Gael Monfils, second favorite of the table, passed directly to the quarterfinals due to the physical problems of Belarusian Ilya Ivashka before their round of 16 clash.
Murray invited to Indian Wells
Andy Murray you will be back on the slopes of Indian Wells. The Scotsman, who had not competed in the US 1,000 Masters since the 2017 season (when he was number 1 in the ATP ranking), he has received an invitation from the tournament organization to enter the final draw directly. Most of the remaining wildcards have been dealt to local players: Jenson Brooksby, Zachary Svajda, and Jack Sock. The Danish Holger Vitus Nodskov Rune completes the list.