Zverev plays the role of favorites in Indian Wells

Alexander Zverev made it into the quarter-finals at the tennis tournament in Indian Wells. The German number one won on Wednesday (local time) 6: 1, 6: 3 against the French veteran Gael Monfils. The next opponent of the Olympic champion is the American Taylor Fritz. After winning the first round, Zverev had to break more resistance from 35-year-old Monfils in the second set. With the break to 5: 3, the 24-year-old fourth in the world rankings gained the decisive advantage and ended the game after only 61 minutes.

Dimitrov defeated Medvedev

After US Open winner Daniil Medvedev went out, Zverev is one of the big favorites for the title at the $ 8.3 million event in California’s desert. The top seed Medvedev lost 6: 4, 4: 6, 3: 6 against the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov. Also there is French Open finalist Stefanos Tsitsipas. The number two Greek defeated the Australian Alex de Minaur 6: 7 (3: 7), 7: 6 (7: 3), 6: 2. Tsitsipas and Zverev could meet in the semifinals.

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