In Shanghai, China, the Rolex Shanghai Masters saw Hubert Hurkacz and Sebastian Korda advance to the semifinals on Thursday. Hurkacz, the No. 16 seed, defeated Fabian Marozsan in three sets, with 18 aces and a 82 percent first serve points won. On the other hand, No. 26 seed Korda battled against his countryman Ben Shelton for two hours and 55 minutes to secure his spot in the final four, overcoming 17 aces. This sets up a clash between Hurkacz and Korda, who have previously met twice, with each player winning once. Notably, Korda recently made it to the finals in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Moving on to the upcoming quarterfinal matches on Friday, No. 18 seed Grigor Dimitrov will take on No. 22 seed Nicolas Jarry, while No. 5 seed Andrey Rublev will face Ugo Humbert. Tennis enthusiasts can catch all the live action from Shanghai on Tennis TV.
Additionally, tickets are available for the final Masters 1000 event of the year, the Rolex Paris Masters in France, allowing fans to witness every point live.
The article also includes the quarterfinal results, with Hurkacz defeating Marozsan 4-6, 6-1, 6-3, and Korda overcoming Shelton in a tight match with a scoreline of 6-7(10), 6-2, 7-6(6).