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Miami Masters: Ruusuvuori moves into last 16
Emil Ruusuvuori defeated Taro Daniel 6-3, 7-6 (3) on Sunday evening. He’ll face the winner of the match between Norwegian Casper Ruud, the No 3 seed, and Dutchman Botic van de Zandschulp, the No 26 seed, in the next round
Finn Emil Ruusuvuori moved into the last 16 of the Miami Masters by winning against Japanese wildcard Taro Daniel 6-3, 7-6 (3) at the Hard Rock Stadium on Sunday evening.
Ruusuvuori reaches the round of 16 in Miami for the second time – the Finn improves to 7-2 lifetime at the Miami Open.
Ruusuvuori, ranked No 54, will face the winner of the match between Norwegian Casper Ruud, the No 3 seed, and Dutchman Botic van de Zandschulp, the No 26 seed, next.
The Finn defeated Portuguese qualifier Nuno Borges (6-1, 6-4) and Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut, the No 22 seed (6-4, 7-6 (5)) earlier in the tournament.
In the previous rounds of the Miami Open, Daniel, ranked No 97, benefited from the abandonment of Frenchman Arthur Rinderknech (4-1) and won against German Alexander Zverev, the No 13 seed (6-0, 6-4).
Miami Masters, other third-round results (Hard Rock Stadium, hard, USD 8.800.000, most recent results first):
- Alex Molcan vs. Daniil Medvedev
- Christopher Eubanks vs. Gregoire Barrere
- Hubert Hurkacz vs. Adrian Mannarino
- Lorenzo Sonego vs. Frances Tiafoe
- Felix Auger-Aliassime vs. Francisco Cerundolo
- Quentin Halys vs. Mackenzie McDonald
- Cristian Garin vs. Stefanos Tsitsipas
- Karen Khachanov vs. Jiri Lehecka
- Casper Ruud vs. Botic van de Zandschulp
- Jannik Sinner vs. Grigor Dimitrov
- Carlos Alcaraz vs. Dusan Lajovic: sunday
- Andrey Rublev (6) beat Miomir Kecmanovic (29): 6-1, 6-2
- Taylor Fritz (9) beat Denis Shapovalov (24): 6-4, 6-4
- Holger Rune (7) beat Diego Schwartzman (31): 6-4, 6-2
- Tommy Paul (16) beat Alejandro Davidovich Fokina (20): 6-3, 7-5