Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters—Monte Carlo, Monaco

Friday’s quarterfinal action at the Rolex Monte Carlo Masters featured American Taylor Fritz ousting two-time defending champion Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-2, 6-4 in comfortable fashion.

Fritz will next face Andrey Rublev, who dismissed hard-hitting German Jan-Lennard Struff 6-1, 76(5).

Elsewhere, young Dane Holger Rune reached the semifinals after dispatching Daniil Medvedev 6-3, 6-4.

Rune, who won the Rolex Paris Masters at the end of last season, will face talented Italian Jannik Sinner for a place in the finals on Saturday.

Sinner defeated countryman Lorenzo Musetti 6-2, 6-2 in the last match of the day. Musetti outlasted world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in a two hour and 54 minute match on Thursday.

Quarterfinal Results:

(8) Taylor Fritz Defeats (2) Stefanos Tsitsipas 62 64
(5) Andrey Rublev Defeats Jan-Lennard Struff 61 76(5)
(6) Holger Rune Defeats (3) Daniil Medvedev 63 64
(7) Jannik Sinner Defeats (16) Lorenzo Musetti 62 62


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