Italian Open: Rafael Nadal overcomes Jannik Sinner to reach third round; Daniil Medvedev suffers defeat
Rafael Nadal won through 7-5, 6-4 in two-hours 10-minutes to bring his record to 16-1 in his opening matches in the Foro Italico.
The Italian men that are starting to crowd the ATP's Top 100 — there are currently 10 ranked that high, a national record that arrives just in time for this week's Italian Open — are all-court players.
The Italian teenager will face the 20-time Grand Slam winner for the second time, having impressed against Nadal in last year's French Open quarter-finals despite losing in straight sets.
Madrid Open: Dominic Thiem beats Marcos Giron to reach third round; Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova edge past Jennifer Brady
World number 10 Matteo Berrettini saw off his fellow Italian Fabio Fognini, winning 6-3, 6-4 to book a third-round spot.
Rafael Nadal beats Pablo Carreno Busta to storm into final at Barcelona; seeks Stefanos Tsitsipas revenge
Top seed Nadal, an 11-time champion in Barcelona, eased to a 6-3, 6-2 win over World No 13 Carreno Busta in 90 minutes.
Nadal, who captured his first Barcelona title as an 18-year-old at the 2005 tournament, will face Pablo Carreno Busta in Saturday's semi-finals.
Monte Carlo Masters: Stefanos Tsitsipas strolls into last-16; Novak Djokovic to face rising star Jannik Sinner
Tsitsipas, who had been given a bye into the second round, took just one hour and 24 minutes to beat 29th-ranked Russian Karatsev.
In sum, no 20-something appears poised to wrest the mantle from the 30-somethings who have dominated the sport for so long.
Miami Open: Tournament offers a glimpse of what tennis could look like without Big 3, Serena Williams
Miami Open offered a glimpse into what tennis could look like when Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams retire and it was still scintillating.
The 24-year-old Hurkacz won the biggest title of his career by beating 19-year-old Jannik Sinner of Italy 7-6 (4), 6-4 on Sunday.
Sinner, who reached last year's French Open quarter-finals, defeated Bautista 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 to become only the fourth teen to reach the men's final in the 36-year history of the ATP Miami Masters.
The third-seeded Shapovalov has yet to drop a set this week in the Emirates, and has not been broken in all 28 service games he has played through three matches.
Making his tournament debut this week, the 19-year-old Sinner fired 16 aces during the two-hour 24-minute battle to set up a last-eight encounter with Lorenzo Sonego or Aslan Karatsev.
Herbert, better known as a doubles specialist, swept past Australian Open semi-finalist Tsitsipas 6-7 (6/8), 6-4, 6-2.
Humbert trailed 2-5 in the second set and faced the match points at 3-5, then turned things around to clinch a 6-7 (4), 7-6 (5), 7-6 (5) win after nearly three hours.
Alcaraz was barely inside the top 500 at the start of last season, but has raced to 141 and is charging towards the top 100.
Daniel Evans beats Felix Auger-Aliassime to win Murray River Open; Jannik Sinner clinches Great Ocean Road Open title
It was Daniel Evans' first ATP title win.
Seeded one at the Murray River Open and in his first match of the season, Wawrinka lost the opening set against his Kazakh opponent but kept his composure to fight back and win 4-6, 6-3, 6-1.
Cologne Championship: Alexander Zverev brushes off hip injury to overcome Jannik Sinner, set to face Diego Schwartzman in final
Zverev, 23, avenged his defeat earlier in October in the last 16 of the French Open against 19-year-old Sinner by claiming a 7-6 (7/3), 6-3 win over the wildcard entry.
French Open 2020: In post midnight finish, Rafael Nadal gets past Jannik Sinner for 13th French semifinal
Rafael Nadal, 12-time champion at Roland Garros, withstood an early challenge from 19-year-old Jannik Sinner and pulled away to win 7-6 (4), 6-4, 6-1 in a quarterfinal