Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters—Monte Carlo, Monaco

Sunday’s action at the Rolex Monte Carlo Masters featured No. 10 seed Hubert Hurkacz needing three hours and 18 minutes to overcome Laslo Djere 6-7(5), 7-6(5), 7-6(5).

Hurkacz, whose favourite surface is not clay, will next face Jack Draper or Sebastian Baez for a place in the third round.

Elsewhere, Santiago, Chile winner Nicolas Jarry dismissed reigning Western & Southern Open champion Borna Coric 6-2, 6-3, and Spaniard Jaume Munar overcame Marc-Andrea Huesler 7-6(3), 4-6, 6-4.

Monday’s action in the Principality will feature Stan Wawrinka, Andy Murray and Dominic Thiem.

The Rolex Monte Carlo Masters is the year’s first Masters 1000 event on clay. Novak Djokovic—the current world No. 1—is the tournament top seed.

First-round results:

(10) Hubert Hurkacz Defeats Laslo Djere 67(5) 76(5) 76(5)
Nicolas Jarry Defeats (15) Borna Coric 62 63
Jaume Munar Defeats Marc-Andrea Huesler 76(3) 46 64


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