Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters—Monte Carlo, Monaco

Tuesday’s action at the Rolex Monte Carlo Masters featured top ranked Novak Djokovic easing into the third round after dismissing Ivan Gakhov, 7-6(5), 6-2.

The world No. 1 will next face either Lorenzo Musetti or Luca Nardi for a place in the quarterfinals.

Elsewhere, No. 2 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas, No. 4 seed Andrey Rublev and No. 10 seed Hubert Hurkacz all advanced to the third round.

In first round action, No. 9 seed Karen Khachanov, No. 13 seed Alexander Zverev and popular Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov all moved on.

Wednesday’s action in the Principality will feature No. 3 seed Daniil Medvedev, No. 4 seed Casper Ruud, No. 6 seed Holger Rune and No. 7 seed Jannik Sinner all seeing action for the first time this week.

The Rolex Monte Carlo Masters is the year’s first Masters 1000 event on clay.


Second-Round Results:

(1) Novak Djokovic Defeats Ivan Gakhov 76(5) 62
(2) Stefanos Tsitsipas Defeats Benjamin Bonzi 41 (RET)
(5) Andrey Rublev Defeats Jaume Munar 46 62 62
(10) Hubert Hurkacz Defeats Jack Draper 63 67(3) 75

First-Round Results:

(9) Karen Khachanov Defeats Alejandro Davidovich Fokina 62 62
(13) Alexander Zverev Defeats Alexander Bublik 36 62 64
(16) Lorenzo Musetti Defeats Miomir Kecmanovic 76(1) 60
Grigor Dimitrov Defeats Ben Shelton 61 36 63
Ilya Ivashka Defeats Daniel Evans 26 62 63
Jiri Lehecka Defeats Emil Ruusuvuori 61 75
Luca Nardi Defeats Valentin Vacherot 75 75
Lorenzo Sonego Defeats Ugo Humbert 36 75 75


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