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Ruud rallies past Bautista Agut in Montreal
Casper Ruud edged out Roberto Bautista Agut 6-7 (4), 7-6 (4), 6-4 on Thursday evening and will face the winner of the match between No 9 seed Cameron Norrie and Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime, the No 6 seed, in the next round
Norwegian Casper Ruud, the No 4 seed, edged out Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut, the No 14 seed, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (4), 6-4 to move into the last eight of the Montreal Masters at Stade IGA on Thursday evening.
Ruud, ranked No 7, will play the winner of the match between No 9 seed Cameron Norrie and Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime, the No 6 seed, next.
The Norwegian defeated Slovak Alex Molcan (7-6 (3), 6-3) in the previous round of the Coupe Rogers.
In the previous rounds of the Coupe Rogers, Bautista Agut, ranked No 18, won against American qualifier Marcos Giron (7-6 (5), 6-3) and American Jenson Brooksby (7-5, 6-1).
Montreal Masters 1000, other last 16 results (Stade IGA, hard, USD 6.573.785, most recent results first):
- Jannik Sinner vs. Pablo Carreno Busta
- Gael Monfils vs. Jack Draper
- Marin Čilić vs. Tommy Paul
- Daniel Evans vs. Taylor Fritz
- Nick Kyrgios vs. Alex De Minaur
- Cameron Norrie vs. Felix Auger-Aliassime
- Albert Ramos-Vinolas vs. Hubert Hurkacz: thursday