Monte Carlo Masters: Norrie into last 16, Murray & Soares into doubles quarter-finals

  • Posted: Apr 17, 2019

Cameron Norrie recovered from three games down to beat Marton Fucsovics and reach the Monte Carlo Masters last 16.

British number two Norrie, 23, beat Hungary’s Fucsovics 7-6 (7-3) 6-3 in one hour and 46 minutes.

He will play Italian world number 96 Lorenzo Sonego in the next round.

Defending champion Rafael Nadal, who had a bye for the first round, made light work of beating fellow Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut 6-1 6-1.

Earlier, Briton Jamie Murray and Brazilian partner Bruno Soares reached the quarter-finals in Monte Carlo, defeating Edouard Roger-Vasselin of France and Bosnian Ivan Dodig.

The third seeds won 7-6 (7-5) 6-7 (4-7) 10-8 and will play the winners of the tie between John Peers and Henri Kontinen, and Diego Schwartzman and Joao Sousa.

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