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Australia’s Nick Kyrgios data an excellent top-10 victory towards Andrey Rublev at an ATP Masters 1000 match in Miami.

Miami, USA, 26 March 2022 | Leigh Rogers

Nick Kyrgios has continued his giant-killing type, scoring a powerful victory towards world No.7 Andrey Rublev within the Miami Open second spherical.

Kyrgios powered to a 6-3 6-0 victory towards the No.5 seed, needing solely 52 minutes to beat the in-form Russian.

Rublev arrived at Miami having received 16 of his previous 18 matches, however had no solutions towards Kyrgios’ firepower in the present day.

Kyrgios served 10 aces and dominated play, tallying 20 winners and simply eight unforced errors.

“I do know he’s the kind of participant that depends on a little bit of rhythm, so I simply tried to maintain the factors quick and sharp,” Kyrgios stated.

It’s Kyrgios’ twenty third profession top-10 win – and second in as many weeks, having crushed world No.8 Casper Ruud throughout a quarterfinal run at Indian Wells final week.

“I’m simply blissful to get by way of,” Kyrgios stated. “High 10, high 20 or high 1000, I don’t actually care. I might lose to anybody on any given day or beat anybody. That’s been the story of my profession.”

The world No.102 subsequent faces Italian Fabio Fognini within the third spherical. Kyrgios received their solely earlier profession assembly, a third-round encounter at Miami in 2018.

“We all know what he’s able to as properly, so I’m simply going to go on the market and have some enjoyable,” Kyrgios stated.

Thanasi Kokkinakis additionally scored a large win in the present day, saving a match level to defeat world No.15 Diego Schwartzman in a three-hour battle.

Kokkinakis ultimately closed out a 4-6 7-6(3) 6-4 second-round victory, his first towards a high 20-ranked opponent since 2018.

This matches 25-year-old Kokkinakis’ career-best consequence at Miami, having additionally made the third spherical in 2018.

He’ll face one other qualifier, American Denis Kudla, within the subsequent spherical.

Australia’s Storm Sanders was unable to make the most of a fortunate loser spot within the girls’s singles draw, exiting to American qualifier Lauren Davis 6-4 6-1.

In males’s doubles motion, Australian Open 2022 finalists Matthew Ebden and Max Purcell recorded a complete 6-3 6-0 victory towards fellow Aussie Alex de Minaur and his Spanish associate Albert Ramos-Vinolas.

Ebden and Purcell conceded solely 10 factors on serve and didn’t face a break level within the 54-minute encounter.

Aussies in motion – Miami

TODAY’S RESULTS
Males’s singles, second spherical
[WC] Nick Kyrgios (AUS) d [5] Andrey Rublev (RUS) 6-3 6-0
[Q] Thanasi Kokkinakis (AUS) d [13] Diego Schwartzman (ARG) 4-6 7-6(3) 6-4

Girls’s singles, second spherical
[Q] Lauren Davis (USA) d [LL] Storm Sanders (AUS) 6-4 6-1

Males’s doubles, first spherical
Matthew Ebden (AUS)/Max Purcell (AUS) d Alex de Minaur (AUS)/Albert Ramos-Vinolas (ESP) 6-3 6-0

Girls’s doubles, first spherical
[Alt] Magda Linette (POL)/Sara Sorribes Tormo (ESP) d Anastasia Rodionova (AUS)/Alexandra Panova (RUS) 6-1 6-3

COMING UP
Males’s singles, second spherical
[25] Alex de Minaur (AUS) Jordan Thompson (AUS)
Alexei Popyrin (AUS) v [21] Marin Cilic (CRO)

Males’s singles, third spherical
[WC] Nick Kyrgios (AUS) v [31] Fabio Fognini (ITA)
[Q] Thanasi Kokkinakis (AUS) v [Q] Denis Kudla (USA)

Girls’s singles, third spherical
[WC] Daria Saville (AUS) v Katerina Siniakova (CZE)

Girls’s doubles, first spherical
[3] Sam Stosur (AUS)
/Zhang Shuai (CHN) v [WC] Ashlyn Krueger (USA)/Robin Montgomery (USA)

Males’s doubles, first spherical
[4] John Friends (AUS)/Filip Polasek (SVK) v Simone Bolelli (ITA)/Fabio Fognini (ITA)

Males’s doubles, second spherical
Matthew Ebden (AUS)/Max Purcell (AUS) v Federico Delbonis (ARG)/Maximo Gonzalez (ARG)
[WC] Thanasi Kokkinakis (AUS)/Nick Kyrgios (AUS)
 v Karen Khachanov (RUS)/Andrey Rublev (RUS)

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