Rolex Paris Masters—Paris, France
Unseeded Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov caused the upset of the day at the Rolex Pars Masters, ousting No. 3 seed Daniil Medvedev 6-3, 6-7(4), 7-6(2).
In a match that lasted two hours and 54 minutes, Dimitrov stuck 47 winners to claim his third win over Medvedev in nine encounters.
The 32-year-old will next face Alexander Bublik for a place in the quarterfinals.
Elsewhere, Botic van de Zandschulp continued his strong week in France by defeating No. 12 seed Tommy Paul 6-4, 2-6, 6-3. The Dutchman will take on No. 5 seed Andrey Rublev on Thursday.
In other matches, top seed Novak Djokovic made quick work of Tomas Martin Etcheverry, dispatching the Argentine 6-3, 6-2. Djokovic will meet Tallon Griekspoor on Thursday.
The last match on Wednesday in Paris saw defending champion Holger Rune easily dispatch former US Open winner Dominic Thiem in straight sets.
Thursday’s action at the Rolex Paris Masters will highlight third round matches.
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(1) Novak Djokovic Defeats Tomas Martin Etcheverry 63 62
Grigor Dimitrov Defeats (3) Daniil Medvedev 63 67(4) 76(2)
Botic van de Zandschulp Defeats (12) Tommy Paul 64 26 63
(6) Holger Rune Defeats Dominic Thiem 64 62
(7) Stefanos Tsitsipas Defeats Felix Auger-Aliassime 63 76(4)
Francisco Cerundolo Defeats (8) Casper Ruud 75 64
(10) Alexander Zverev Defeats Ugo Humbert 64 67(3) 76(5)
(11) Hubert Hurkacz Defeats Roberto Bautista Agut 63 62
(13) Alex De Minaur Defeats Dusan Lajovic 46 64 64