David Ferrer and Verdasco to 3rd round
On Saturday at the Miami Masters 1000 Itaú was marked by the classifications of defending champion Novak Djokovic (1), the Japanese Kei Nishikori (4), the Alicante David Ferrer (6) and Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov (9) to the third stage of the tournament. Also snuck in that instance the Spaniard Fernando Verdasco.
But the Catalans Tommy Robredo (16) and Albert Ramos, Castellon Roberto Bautista Agut (13) fell and were eliminated. The South Americans Juan Monaco, Thomaz Bellucci and Santiago Giraldo () still in contention while Federico Delbonis – who lost to ‘Ferru’- was left out.
‘ Nole ‘next to endorse the title in Indian Wells had a starter in Miami with some ups and downs that cost him losing the second set before the Slovakian Martin Klizan but knew finally back on track to win 6-0 6-7 (2) 6 -3. The Belgian Steve Darcis who beat Luxembourg punch Gilles Muller (30) 6-4 6-7 (2) 6-3 will be the next opponent of Serbian seeking records at the 1000 US Masters.
Ferru and Fernando Verdasco won and also advanced their keys. The Javea passed over Argentine Federico Delbonis two 6-1 going against Czech Lukas Rosol (26) alighted German youth Alexander Zverev 7-6 (0) 6-3. Fernando exceeded in three sets to the British James Duckworth 4-6 6-2 6-1, will play against Rafa Nadal.
Hispanic casualties began with Tommy Robredo lost with Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-7 (1) 6-3 7-5 Albert Ramos was defeated by the French Adrian Mannarino 6-4 3-6 6-2 Roberto Bautista Agut not he could with the Polish Jerzy Janowicz 6-4 1-6 6-4. Dolgopolov will play against Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci who beat Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas 2-6 6-2 7-5, Mannarino is against Stanislas Wawrinka and Janowicz was measured with Belgian David Goffin (18) beat Croatian young Borna Coric 6-0 6-4.
Other crops that got victories are Grigor Dimitrov with an easy 6-2 6-2 to the Canadian Vasek Pospisil and American John Isner (22) beat Russia 6-3 6-4 Juvenile Andrey Rublev. With the defeat teenager remained out all the promises of the circuit. Also Kei Nishikori leveled with Russian Mikhail Youzhny 6-2 6-1 clashes with Serb Viktor Troicki (32) won three Italian Simone Bolelli 7-5 3-6 6-4.
Finally Juan Monaco defeated an ailing Latvian Ernests Gulbis 6-2 6-4, will be the opponent of Rodens Guillermo Garcia-Lopez and Colombian Alejandro Falla surprised the Croatian Ivo Karlovic 6-4 6-2. The Cali played against Frenchman Gilles Simon (12) who beat Kazakhstan’s Mikhail Kukushkin 6-3 6-7 (5) 6-0. Two more Gauls are measured in third round. Gael Monfils (17) and the recently reinstated Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (11). Both won in three sets, the first Serb Filip Krajinovic 3-6 6-2 7-6 (4) and the second American Tim Smyczek 6-4 3-6 6-3.