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Indian Wells Masters: Rublev into fourth round, meets Norrie for QF berth

Rublev holds a 2-1 edge over Norrie in their head-to-head

Andrey Rublev, Dubai 2023 Andrey Rublev, Dubai 2023 – © AI / Reuters / Panoramic
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Russian Andrey Rublev, the No 6 seed, beat Frenchman Ugo Humbert 7-5, 6-3 to advance to the last 16 of the Indian Wells Masters on Sunday.

In the previous round of the Indian Wells Tennis Masters, the Russian won against Czech Jiri Lehecka (6-4, 6-2).

Rublev, ranked No 7, will play No 10 seed Cameron Norrie next. The Russian holds a 2-1 edge in their head-to-head, including a win at the 2022 US Open in the fourth round stage.

Humbert, ranked No 77, won against Spaniard Bernabe Zapata Miralles (6-2, 7-6 (6)) and Canadian Denis Shapovalov, the No 25 seed (7-5, 6-4) in the previous rounds of the Indian Wells Tennis Masters.

Indian Wells Masters, other third-round matches (Indian Wells Tennis Garden, hard, USD 8.800.000, most recent results first):

  • Frances Tiafoe (14) beat Jason Kubler: 6-3, 6-2
  • Alejandro Davidovich Fokina (23) beat Karen Khachanov (13): 6-3, 1-6, 6-4
  • Alexander Zverev (12) beat Emil Ruusuvuori: 7-5, 1-6, 7-5
  • Cameron Norrie beat Taro Daniel (Q): 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-2
  • Cristian Garin (Q) beat Casper Ruud (3): 6-4, 7-6 (2)
  • Carlos Alcaraz vs. Tallon Griekspoor
  • Jack Draper vs. Andy Murray
  • Taylor Fritz vs. Sebastian Baez
  • Jannik Sinner vs. Adrian Mannarino
  • Alex Molcan vs. Marton Fucsovics
  • Stan Wawrinka vs. Holger Rune
  • Francisco Cerundolo vs. Felix Auger-Aliassime
  • Hubert Hurkacz vs. Tommy Paul
  • Alejandro Tabilo vs. Jordan Thompson
  • Daniil Medvedev vs. Ilya Ivashka
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