The seventh racket of the world, Japanese Kei Nishikori lost to Pole Hubert Hurkacz, who occupies the 67th line of the ATP ranking, with a score of 6/4, 4/6, 3/6 in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open.
The meeting lasted 2 hours and 4 minutes. During this time, the 29-year-old Nishikori completed three aces, made a mistake three times in filing and realized two break points, and the 22-year-old Hurkacz filed right through ten times, made two double mistakes and made three breaks.
Now the score in personal meetings was 2-0 in favor of the Pole. The next opponent of Hurkacz in Indian Wells will be Canadian Denis Shapovalov.