At the ATP Mutua Madrid Open 2021 day 3, Andrey Rublev needs great attention to beat Tommy Paul, while Denis Shapovalov gives in to Alexandr Bublik. Even Benoit Paire, who in 2021 had only beaten Nicolas Jarry in Cordoba, returns to success.
The French tennis player (who involves the public in the celebrations) puts an end to the march of Nikoloz Basilashvili. Matteo Berrettini defeated his countryman Fabio Fognini 6-3 6-4, while Roberto Bautista eliminated the other Italian Marco Cecchinato.
Kei Nihikori reaches the second round, where he will meet Alexander Zverev. Dominic Thiem also qualified, after a straight sets victory againts Marcos Giron. Today Rafael Nadal will gake the court: he will meet his young countryman Carlos Alcaraz.
Below the highlights of the ATP Mutua Madrid Open 2021 day 3.