In a fight in between 2 young weapons on the ATP Tour, it was Jack Draper that dominated at the BNP Paribas Open Thursday when he beat #NextGenATP Swiss Leandro Riedi 6-1, 6-1 to transfer to the brink of the Top 50 in the Pepperstone ATP Rankings.
The 21-year-old, that completed at the 2022 Next Gen ATP Finals, was leading throughout the 57-minute experience, striking 13 victors and dedicating 4 spontaneous mistakes to gain success on his event launching.
Draper will certainly next off deal with compatriot Daniel Evans as he seeks to get to the 3rd round at an ATP Masters 1000 occasion for the 2nd time. The Briton progressed to the quarter-finals in Montreal in 2015, shedding to ultimate champ Pablo Carreno Busta.
Draper is up 5 places toNo 51 in the Pepperstone ATP Live Rankings following his win versus Riedi, that came via certifying to make his ATP Masters 1000 launching. The 21-year-old Riedi is nine in the Pepperstone Next Gen ATP Race adhering to a solid beginning to the period which saw him get to the 2nd round in Marseille.
Stan Wawrinka gained success at the BNP Paribas Open for the very first time considering that 2019 when he passed Australian qualifier Aleksandar Vukic 6-4, 1-6, 6-1 in Indian Wells.
The previousWorld No 3 Swiss last completed in the Californian desert 4 years back, being up to Roger Federer in the 3rd round. He guaranteed he made a winning return versus Vukic, recouping from a second-set dip as he struck 17 victors to reserve his area in the 2nd round after one hr and 23 mins.
Wawrinka, that showed up in Indian Wells off the rear of quarter-final runs in Rotterdam and Marseille, will certainly next off play 26th-seededSerbian Miomir Kecmanovic The 37-year-old, presentlyNo 96 in the Pepperstone ATP Live Rankings, is making his 12th look at the hard-court occasion, with his finest result a go to the champion suit in 2017.
In various other activity, American Mackenzie McDonald downed Filip Krajinovic 6-3, 6-0 to establish a conference versus seventh-seeded Dane Holger Rune.
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