Mutua Madrid Open—Madrid, Spain

World No. 121 Aslan Karatsev upset No. 2 seed Daniil Medvedev at the Mutua Madrid Open in Spain on Tuesday. Recording a 7-6(1), 6-4 victory, Karatsev used his potent serve and strong backhand to offset his countryman.

Previously reaching the semifinals of the Australian Open, Karatsev will next face either No. 8 seed Taylor Fritz or Zhizhen Zhang.

Top seed and defending champion Carlos Alcaraz had an easier time on court, breezing into the quarterfinals with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Alexander Zverev.

Elsewhere, No. 10 seed Karen Khachanov defeated No. 5 seed Andrey Rublev 7-6(8), 6-4 and Daniel Altmaier ousted Jaume Munar 6-3, 6-0.

Wednesday’s schedule of play at the Magic Box will feature Iga Swiatek, Jessica Pegula and Carlos Alcaraz.

Fourth-round results:

(1) Carlos Alcaraz Defeats (13) Alexander Zverev 61 62
Aslan Karatsev Defeats (2) Daniil Medvedev 76(1) 64
(10) Karen Khachanov Defeats (5) Andrey Rublev 76(8) 64
Daniel Altmaier Defeats Jaume Munar 63 60


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