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Nishikori, Rublev advance at Monte-Carlo Masters

IANS  |  Monaco (France) 

Japan's and Russia's have qualified for the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters round of 32.

World No.36 Nishikori upset world No.18 of the 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 in the match that lasted one hour and 46 minutes here on Monday night, reports news agency.

This was Nishikori's third win against Berdych out of four career encounters.

World No.33 Rublev triumphed over world No. 44 of the 7-6 (7), 2-6, 7-5 in two hours and 30 minutes.

Nishikori, aged 28, is set to play against Russia's Daniil Medvedev, world No.49, in the next round.

Meanwhile, the 20-year-old Rublev moves on to face world No.7 Dominic Thiem of

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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 14:38 IST
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