Mutua Madrid Open—Madrid, Spain

Sunday’s order of play at the Mututa Madrid Open featured No. 5 seed Andrey Rublev cruise into the fourth round of the event, dismissing No. 28 seed Yoshihito Nishioka 6-2, 7-5.

The recent winner of the Rolex Monte Carlo Masters and finalist in Banja Luka

will next face good friend and frequent doubles partner Karen Khachanov. The No. 10 seed needed three sets to fend off No. 20 seed Roberto Bautista Agut 7-5, 4-6, 6-3.

Elsewhere, No. 13 seed and last year’s finalist Alexander Zverev breezed past Hugo Grenier 6-1, 6-0 and Jaume Munar dispatched Matteo Arnaldi 3-6, 6-3, 6-1.

During the night session, top seed Carlos Alcaraz dusted aside Grigor Dimtrov 6-2, 7-5 and Iga Swiatek defeated Bernarda Pera 6-3, 6-2.

Still to come on Sunday’s schedule, No. 6 seed Holger Rune will finish off the day on MANOLO SANTANA STADIUM against Alejandro Davidovich Fokina.

Monday’s action in the Magic Box will be highlighted by Daniil Medvedev, Aryna Sabalenka, Paula Badosa and Stefanos Tsitsipas.

Third-round results:

(1) Carlos Alcaraz Defeats (26) Grigor Dimitrov 62 75
(5) Andrey Rublev Defeats (28) Yoshihito Nishioka 62 75
(10) Karen Khachanov Defeats (20) Roberto Bautista Agut 75 46 63
(13) Alexander Zverev Defeats Hugo Grenier 61 60
(17) Borna Coric Defeats (12) Hubert Hurkacz 76(3) 63
Jaume Munar Defeats Matteo Arnaldi 36 63 61


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