Tennis

12:11 | 25.03.2019 | Viewed []

Basilashvili Is in 1/8 Final of Miami Masters!

27-year-old Georgian tennis player Nikoloz Basilashvili made through to 1/8 final of Miami Masters (9 314 875 USD).

In the second round No.17 seed Basilashvili beat Mischa Zverev of Germany 6:3, 6:2. In the third round the Georgian defeated Robin Haase of the Netherlands 7:6 (7:3), 6:3.

The match lasted an hour and half. Nikoloz served 14 aces and made 7 double faults (his opponent had 7 and 3).

Basilashvili made 2 from 7 break-points and lost his own serve only once. Overall, the Georgian won 80 rallies and the German – 67.

Thanks to this victory, Basilashvili earned 1930 ranking points and is in the 17th place in live-ranking.

In 1/8 final Nikoloz will face Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada.

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