For 1 hour and 43 minutes of the match, the ninth racket of the world, 23-year-old Karen, made six aces and two breaks, making a mistake when serving once. 29-year-old Struff, who occupies the 35th place in the world classification, filed through 11 times and realized one break-point, making three double mistakes.
The Russian defeats home favourite Struff 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 to make the quarters 👏 pic.twitter.com/LitYIUDFXQ
— ATP Tour (@atptour) June 19, 2019
Previously, the players did not meet each other. In the quarter-finals of the Noventi Open competition, Khachanov will fight against the winner of the Italians’ game, Matteo Berrettini and Andreas Seppi.
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