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Roland-Garros: Hurkacz trounces Goffin advances to last 16

Hubert Hurkacz won against David Goffin 7-5, 6-2, 6-1 on Saturday and will face the winner of the match between Norwegian Casper Ruud, the No 8 seed, and Italian Lorenzo Sonego, the No 32 seed, in the next round

Hubert Hurkacz Hubert Hurkacz, Poland, during Madrid Open Tennis 2022 match (Panoramic)

Pole Hubert Hurkacz, the No 12 seed, won against Belgian David Goffin 7-5, 6-2, 6-1 to advance to the last 16 of Roland-Garros at Stade Roland-Garros in Paris on Saturday afternoon.

Hurkacz, ranked No 13, will face the winner of the match between Norwegian Casper Ruud, the No 8 seed, and Italian Lorenzo Sonego, the No 32 seed, next.

In the previous rounds, the Pole beat Italian qualifier Giulio Zeppieri (7-5, 6-2, 7-5) and Italian Marco Cecchinato (6-1, 6-4, 6-2).

Goffin, ranked No 48, edged out Czech Jiri Lehecka (6-4, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4) and American Frances Tiafoe, the No 24 seed (3-6, 7-6 [1], 6-2, 6-4) earlier in the tournament.

Paris (Grand Slam): Other third-round results (Stade Roland-Garros, clay, EUR 43.600.000, most recent results first):

  • Marin Cilic (20) beat Gilles Simon (WC): 6-0, 6-3, 6-2
  • Daniil Medvedev (2) beat Miomir Kecmanovic (28): 6-2, 6-4, 6-2
  • Jannik Sinner (11) beat Mackenzie McDonald: 6-3, 7-6 [6], 6-3
  • Andrey Rublev (7) beat Cristian Garin: 6-4, 3-6, 6-2, 7-6 [11]
  • Carlos Alcaraz (6) beat Sebastian Korda (27): 6-4, 6-4, 6-2
  • Karen Khachanov (21) beat Cameron Norrie (10): 6-2, 7-5, 5-7, 6-4
  • Alexander Zverev (3) beat Brandon Nakashima: 7-6 [2], 6-3, 7-6 [5]
  • Bernabe Zapata Miralles (Q) beat John Isner (23): 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 6-7 [5], 6-3
  • Rafael Nadal (5) beat Botic van de Zandschulp (26): 6-3, 6-2, 6-4
  • Novak Djokovic (1) beat Aljaz Bedene: 6-3, 6-3, 6-2
  • Felix Auger-Aliassime (9) beat Filip Krajinovic: 7-6 [3], 7-6 [2], 7-5
  • Diego Schwartzman (15) beat Grigor Dimitrov (18): 6-3, 6-1, 6-2

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