Published: Sat, October 13, 2018
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Suffering Zverev tames Beijing champ to reach Shanghai last 16

Suffering Zverev tames Beijing champ to reach Shanghai last 16

The fourth seed will play Australia's world-ranked 33 Alex de Minaur.

Zverev will face 11th seed Kyle Edmund in the last eight after the Briton defeated Chile's Nicolas Jarry 7-6 (7/5), 6-3.

Roger Federer overcame a shaky start to defeat Medvedev.

China Open champion Nikoloz Basilashvili is having a career year on the ATP World Tour.

"Obviously he's playing the best tennis of his life, winning in Beijing, and obviously he had a very good match yesterday, as well".


During the match, Zverev ran towards the front court and hit a backhand victor upon which he let off an intense roar and a fist pump celebration. "It's going to be interesting, it's going to be another fun match hopefully and I'm looking forward to tomorrow", concluded the German.

Zverev said that Basilashvili, who is up to a career-high ranking of 23, "knows how to play, definitely". The Argentine was the most recent player to clinch a berth, which he did last week in Beijing with a runner-up performance. Image sourceThough I do feel bad for the poor boy, I've got to admit this clip made me laugh. "I have been talking with the doctors every day". His first, however, also came earlier this year at Hamburg. Lendl flew back to the United States to have wrist surgery, which Zverev said was caused by playing too much golf.

"I think all the top guys will say the same thing".

He was the dominant figure on the court today as well, losing 13 points in nine service games and saving all five break points he faced in two different service games when he had to work hard to stay unbroken.

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