Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters—Monte Carlo, Monaco

Thursday’s action at the Rolex Monte Carlo Masters featured an abundance of great matches.

Top seed Novak Djokovic was upset by Italian Lorenzo Musetti 4-6, 7-5, 6-4 in two hours and 54 minutes. Plagued by rain throughout, Musetti picked up the biggest win of his career and will now face Jannik Sinner.

Defending champion and No. 2 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas rolled past Nicolas Jarry 6-3, 6-4 earlier in the day.

Elsewhere, recent Estoril winner Casper Ruud was ousted by Jan-Lennard Struff 6-1, 7-6(6), No. 5 seed Andrey Rublev defeated good friend and doubles partner Karen Khachanov 7-6(4), 6-2, and No. 6 seed Holger Rune advanced to the quarterfinals after Matteo Berrettini was forced to withdraw a tear in his oblique muscle.

Friday’s action in Monaco will feature all the quarterfinal matches. Musetti will face Sinner, while Tsitsipas will take on Taylor Fritz.

Third-round results:

(16) Lorenzo Musetti Defeatsn (1) Novak Djokovic 46 75 64
(2) Stefanos Tsitsipas Defeats Nicolas Jarry 63 64
Jan-Lennard Struff Defeats (4) Casper Ruud 61 76(6)
(5) Andrey Rublev Defeats (9) Karen Khachanov 76(4) 62
(6) Holger Rune Defeats Matteo Berrettini (W/O)
(7) Jannik Sinner Defeats (10) Hubert Hurkacz 36 76(6) 61
(8) Taylor Fritz Defeats Jiri Lehecka 46 64 61


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