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Indian Wells 2024 Day 8 Recap: Medvedev, Rune, Ruud and Paul Progress into Quarter Finals


The quarter-final lineup on the 2024 BNP Paribas Open is ready after Daniil Medvedev, Holger Rune, Casper Ruud, and Tommy Paul progressed from Wednesday’s final sixteen ties.

Casper Ruud was the primary to e-book his spot by seeing off veteran in title solely, Gael Monfils, earlier than Tommy Paul ended Luca Nardi’s run as a fortunate loser.

Daniil Medeved then put in a rock-solid efficiency to defeat Dimitrov, and within the night time session, Holger Rune fought again from the brink to defeat Taylor Fritz. 

You may see the outcomes and highlights beneath.

Day Eight 2024 BNP Paribas Open Spherical of 16 Outcomes

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Winner Loser Scoreline
Daniil Medvedev (4) Grigor Dimitrov (13) 6-4 6-4
Holger Rune (7) Taylor Fritz (12) 2-6 7-6(2) 6-3
Casper Ruud (9) Gael Monfils 3-6 7-6(3) 6-4
Tommy Paul (17) Luca Nardi 6-4 6-3

Medvedev Strikes Into Quarters

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Daniil Medvedev put in his greatest efficiency of the event to this point and considered one of his greatest serving shows of latest occasions, seeing off Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-4.

Given the match the 2 performed eventually 12 months’s Paris Masters, I used to be anticipating a close-run affair, however Medvedev was dominant all through, dropping simply 5 factors behind his first serve.

The Russian’s deep court docket place additionally proved problematic for Dimitrov to beat, and he in the end dedicated too many unforced errors within the breezy situations, firing down 29 of them in comparison with Medvedev’s 13.

Apparently, Medvedev stated post-match that the court docket speeds had different dramatically this week; in opposition to Korda, he felt it was tremendous gradual, however in opposition to Dimitrov, it was tremendous fast. The time of day and climate clearly play a component right here and Dimi would in all probability have most well-liked a cool night time session as he’d have extra time on the ball, which he wants.

I believe basically I performed nicely. I used to be actually constant, I’m pleased to beat such an important opponent in Grigor. To play in opposition to him is all the time a problem and I’m pleased I managed to beat it this time. Medvedev on his consistency.

Rune Saves Match Level to Defeat Fritz

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Holger Rune saved a match level as he got here from a set all the way down to defeat Taylor Fritz 2-6, 7-6(2), 6-3.

The Dane began sluggishly in opposition to the 2022 Champion as Fritz swept him apart 6-2. The second set was nearer, however that didn’t cease Rune from staring down a match level at 4-5 30/40.

Nevertheless, Fritz couldn’t get a second serve return in play, and from there, Rune was revitalised, storming to the tiebreak 7-2 with some aggressive baseline hitting and the breaking within the fourth recreation of the third set to progress in 2 hours and 18 minutes.

It was loopy. I actually simply stayed within the second and saved combating. I attempted to play from level to level, and I assumed I managed to lift my stage fairly amazingly on the finish of the second set. I’m a participant who’s going to assault. I don’t care who I play; I’m going to assault anyway. In opposition to Daniil, it’s a totally totally different match from at this time. I believe the one similarity they’ve is the large serve; in any other case, they’re two totally different gamers. Rune on his win over Fritz.

Different 4th Spherical Matches

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  • Ruud Outhustles Monfils: A 3-6, 7-6(3), 6-4 win for the Norwegian as he floor out a victory from the baseline. Monfils began nicely, however his recreation type gave Ruud time on the ball, and after spending 3 hours on the court docket vs Norrie, it was the ninth seed who seemed the stronger of the 2.
  • Paul Ends Nardi’s Run: As is usually the case, the participant who causes a shock upset fails to again it up within the subsequent spherical. That’s what occurred to Nardi, who was comfortably ousted by Tommy Paul, 6-4, 6-3. The opening phases have been aggressive, however Paul took cost to make his fourth Masters 1000 quarter-final.

Indian Wells 2024 Quarter Closing Matches

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  • Jiri Lehecka (32) vs Jannik Sinner (3)
  • Tommy Paul (17) vs Casper Ruud (9)
  • Alexander Zverev (6) vs Carlos Alcaraz (2)
  • Daniil Medvedev (4) vs Holger Rune (7)

Who do you will have making it to the semi-finals? Let me know within the feedback.

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