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Indian Wells 2024 Day 7 Recap


Carlos Alcaraz and Jannik Sinner are only one match away from setting a juicy semi-final encounter after the pair progressed into the final eight on the 2024 BNP Paribas Open.

The Spaniard was first to e book his quarter-final spot, successful his ninth straight match in Indian Wells with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Fabian Marozsan.

Sinner then moved previous Ben Shelton within the evening session with a gradual 7-6(4) 6-1 victory to keep up his unbeaten begin to 2024.

Within the different two spherical of sixteen matches, Sascha Zverev overcame Alex de Minaur 5-7 6-2 6-3. The German has made a stable begin to the season, bagging some huge wins on the United Cup and he’s considerably underneath the radar given Sinner’s exploits.

Jiri Lehecka then dominantly defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas. The Czech, who’s been practising with Coach Tomas Berdych all week, hit some Birdman-esque heavy forehands in his win, overpowering the eleventh seed from the baseline.

Day Seven 2024 BNP Paribas Open Spherical of 16 Outcomes

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Winner Loser Scoreline
Carlos Alcaraz (2) Fabian Marozsan 6-3 6-3
Jannik Sinner (3) Ben Shelton (16) 7-6(4) 6-1
Alexander Zverev (6) Alex de Minaur (10) 5-7 6-2 6-3
Jiri Lehecka Stefanos Tsitsipas (11) 6-2 6-4

Alcaraz Lands fiftieth Masters 1000 Win

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Carlos Alcaraz is thru to the quarter-finals in Indian Wells with a 6-3, 6-3 victory, avenging final 12 months’s Rome loss to Fabian Marozsan.

After dropping a set in his opening match within the desert, the Spaniard has kicked on to look more and more harmful as he bids to defend his title.

After an in depth couple of video games within the opening set, from 2-3 onwards, Alcaraz reeled off 4 straight video games to land the opening set, dominating from the baseline.

Specifically, he favored Marozsan’s second serve, limiting the Hungarian to successful simply 38% of factors behind it.

Truthfully I used to be nervous earlier than the match, I’m not going to lie. Enjoying in opposition to somebody who beat you simply — I bear in mind I had no probabilities within the match in Rome. It was tough for me as we speak to strategy the match, however I’m actually proud of the best way that I did. I began fairly properly, enjoying my fashion because the starting. Immediately I knew what I needed to do higher than I did in Rome. Alcaraz on avenging his loss to Marozsan.

Slick Sinner Shuts Down Shelton

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Jannik Sinner prolonged his unbeaten run in 2024 with a 7-6(4), 6-1 victory over Ben Shelton.

Shelton, identified for his firepower on serve and the forehand, went down an early break within the first set on account of a double fault, however his heavy hitting helped him discover a manner again into the set, breaking again when Sinner served for it at 5-4.

Nonetheless, after recovering to 4-4 within the tiebreak from 1-4 down, the Sixteenth-seeded American ran out of steam as Sinner took cost, taking the breaker 7-4 and successful the primary three video games of the second set.

A double break cemented issues, and he cruised to the second set 6-1 to progress in 1 hour and 38 minutes.

For my cash, Sinner is the perfect hard-court participant on this planet, and he’s grow to be tremendous regular from the baseline. He all the time had that firepower, however his motion and physicality are a lot better, and the errors are few and much between.

For certain it was a unique matchup. I knew that clearly enjoying in opposition to him, there’s not a lot rhythm. However I feel I may be actually proud about how I performed. I simply tried to remain optimistic. There have been powerful moments, particularly within the first set. I’m actually pleased that I gained that, and clearly began actually optimistic within the second set, which gave me a number of confidence. Sinner on his win over Shelton.

Different Matches of Observe

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  • Zverev Fights Off de Minaur: A 5-7, 6-2, 6-3 win for the sixth seed, who’s had a really stable begin to the 12 months and snapped de Minaur’s seven-match successful streak.
  • Lehecka Topples Tsitsipas: The Czech dominated with a 6-2, 6-4 win. His forehand took aside Tsitsipas from the baseline. Stefanos’s backhand seems to have regressed, and as soon as he’s pinned on that wing, it’s a matter of ready for the quick ball and clearing up.

Indian Wells Day 8 Spherical of 16 Matches

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  • Casper Ruud (9) vs Gael Monfils
  • Luca Nardi (LL) vs Tommy Paul (17)
  • Daniil Medvedev (4) vs Grigor Dimitrov (13)
  • Taylor Fritz (12) vs Holger Rune (7)

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