tennis pro Alexander Zverev He reached the round of 16 of the Miami Masters tournament. The Olympic champion defeated the American Christopher Eubanks on Monday 7:6 (7:4), 6:3. In the third round, Zverev will face Russian Karen Khachanow, who eliminated Argentine Francisco Cerundolo 6-1, 5-7, 7-6 (7-5). This means that the Olympic finalists will meet again in Miami. In Tokyo, Zverev defeated Chatschanow 6:3, 6:1.

In the first set, the fifth-ranked player from Hamburg repeatedly had problems with his opponent, who was 33 places behind. Only in the tiebreaker did he win Miami Zverev, who was in fourth place, took the first round. After that it was easier. Zverev advanced to 5-3 before having to fend off three break points in the final service game against last year's Wimbledon quarterfinalist. After 1:44 hours, Zverev converted his first match point.

Dominik Koepfer had already been the first German tennis player to qualify for the round of 16. The 29-year-old defeated 14th-seeded Frenchman Ugo Humbert on Sunday (local time) 3:6, 6:4, 6:3 after 2:14 hours in the hard court tournament. In the round of 16, Kopefer will face defending champion Daniil Medvedev of Russia.

However, Jan-Lennard Struff was eliminated. Number 26 in the world. he lost 6:7 (3:7), 4:6 against the Australian Alex de Minaur.