Sinner stronger than pain. The Italian beat Khachanov in a comeback and flies to the quarterfinals in Madrid


By John

Jannik Sinner qualifies for the quarterfinals at the “Mutua Madrid Open”, the second Masters 1000 on clay in 2024, with a total prize pool of 9,249,713 euros, underway at the Caja Magica in the Spanish capital. The South Tyrolean tennis player, seeded number 1, on the court despite a hip problem, he defeated the Russian Karen Khachanov in the round of 16, 16th seeded, in three sets with a score of 5-7 6-3 6-3, gained in two hours and 11 minutes of play. The Italian will face the winner of the match between Norwegian Casper Ruud (5) and Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime for a place in the final.

Other results of the round of 16: Francisco Cerundolo (Arg, 21) b. Alexander Zverev (Ger, 4) 6-3 6-4 Taylor Fritz (USA, 12) b. Hubert Hurkacz (Pol, 8) 7-6(2) 6-4