The 13th racket of the world, Russian Karen Khachanov, outplayed Spaniard Feliciano Lopez, who is ranked 78th in the ATP ranking, with a score of 6/3, 1/6, 6/4 in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open tournament.
The meeting lasted 1 hour 41 minutes. During this time, the 22-year-old Khachanov performed seven aces, never made a mistake in filing and realized four break points, and the 37-year-old Lopez served through six times, made five double mistakes and made four breaks.
Now the score in personal meetings was 2-0 in favor of the Russians. Khachanov’s next opponent in Indian Wells will be his compatriot Andrey Rublev.