Top-ranked player Carlos Alcaraz and second seed Daniil Medvedev got off to strong starts in their quest for victory at the Rolex Shanghai Masters in Shanghai, China. Medvedev dominated his match against Cristian Garin, hitting 60 winners and winning 6-3, 6-3. He will now face Sebastian Korda in the next round. Alcaraz, the top seed, defeated Gregoire Barrere in one hour and 42 minutes, with a score of 6-2, 7-5. Alcaraz will face either Daniel Evans or Mikhail Kukushkin for a place in the sweet 16. Other notable results included Stefanos Tsitsipas, Tommy Paul, and Nicolas Jarry advancing to the next round, while Jan-Lennard Struff lost to Matteo Arnaldi in three sets. The upcoming matches on Sunday will feature Medvedev, Casper Ruud, Andrey Rublev, and Frances Tiafoe. Tennis enthusiasts can watch all the live action from Shanghai on Tennis TV. Don’t miss the opportunity to get tickets for the final Masters 1000 event, the Rolex Paris Masters, and enjoy the excitement of witnessing every point live.
(1) Carlos Alcaraz defeats Gregoire Barrere 6-2, 7-5
(2) Daniil Medvedev defeats Cristian Garin 6-3, 6-3
(4) Stefanos Tsitsipas defeats Rinky Hijikata 6-4, 6-2
(12) Tommy Paul defeats Sebastian Ofner 6-3, 6-0
Matteo Arnaldi defeats (21) Jan-Lennard Struff 6-3, 3-6, 6-4
(22) Nicolas Jarry defeats Terence Atmane 7-5, 6-2