This Thursday all the quarterfinal crosses of the Masters 1000 of Canada were confirmed, played in Toronto on this occasion, and only two members of the Top Ten remain in the race.
Russian Daniil Medvevev (2nd) He beat Australian Jack Duckworth 6-2 and 6-4 without problems and will face the Pole Hubert Hurkacz (13th), who beat 6-7 (7), 6-4 and 6-4 over Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili. The only precedent corresponds to Wimbledon 2021, when the finalist at the end of the competition celebrated after five sets and more than three hours of play.
In addition, the experienced American John Isner (30th) beat Russian Andrey Rublev 7-5 and 7-6 (5) and will collide with the French Gael Monfils (22º), who eliminated 6-1 and 7-6 (2) to American Frances Tiafoe. It will be the thirteenth cross between the two, a record that the one born in Paris leads 7-5, and first since 2019.
On the other side of the table, the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas (3rd) beat Russian Karen Khachanov 6-3 and 6-2 and will meet for the second time in the top flight against Norwegian sensation, Casper Ruud (12th), who did the same, 6-4 and 6-3, against the Serbian Dusan Lajovic: in Madrid 2021, the Oslo-born interrupted the path of the Athenian.
Finally, the Spanish Roberto Bautista Agut (17th), who defeated Argentine Diego Schwartman 6-3, 3-6 and 7-5, after saving three match points, He will meet for the fourth time in his career against American Reilly Opelka (32nd), who battled for two hours and 45 minutes to beat South African Lloyd Harris 4-6, 7-6 (6) and 7-6 (4). The history favors the Castellón 2-1: held in Shanghai 2019 and Doha 2019, while its rival did so in Basel 2019.
It is worth remembering that all the games will be broadcast on ESPN 2: Ruud-Tsitsipas at 1:00 p.m. (ARG), 12:00 p.m. (CHI) and 11:00 a.m. (COL-PER-MEX), Bautista Agut-Opelka at 2:30 p.m. (ARG), 1:30 p.m. (CHI) and 12:30 p.m. (COL-PER-MEX), Medvedev -Hurkacz at 8:00 p.m. (ARG), 7:00 p.m. (CHI) and 6:00 p.m. (COL-PER-MEX) and Isner-Monfils at 9:30 p.m. (ARG), 8:30 p.m. (CHI) and 7:30 p.m. (COL-PER-MEX).