Sabalenka plays Wednesdays at 8 a.m., Alcaraz and Zverev at 11 a.m.

Egypt’s Mayar Sherif will face world number 2 Aryna Sabalenka in the quarter-finals

Photo: Mutua Madrid Open

Madrid, Spain) – Tuesday in Madrid will kick off the women’s bracket quarter-finals, in addition to a full round of the men’s tournament round of 16. Among the big names on the pitch will be Aryna Sabalenka, Maria Sakkari and the protagonists of the last final, Carlos Alcaraz and Alexander Zverev. The games start at 6 a.m. (Brasilia time).

The first semi-finalist will be known during the match between Aryna Sabalenka and the Egyptian Mayar Sherif, 59th in the ranking and who is having the best campaign of her career in a WTA 1000. They face each other at 8 a.m. (Brasília time ) in an unprecedented match. race on the circuit. World number 2, Sabalenka won the 2021 edition of the tournament. Later at 3 p.m., it will be the turn of the Greek Maria Sakkari to face the Romanian Irina Begu. The record scores 2-1 for Sakkari.

For men, Alcaraz and Zverev repeat the last final at 11 a.m. The German leads the retrospective 3-1, but the Spaniard is the current tournament champion. The main stadium Manolo Santana still receives the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas and the Spaniard Bernabe Zapata Miralles in the last match of the day.

Two Russian duels shake up the calendar. At 6am, Karen Khachanov faces Andrey Rublev. At 8 am, it will be Daniil Medvedev’s turn to face Aslan Karatsev. Names like Taylor Fritz and Borna Coric will also play on the Arantxa Sanchez court, Caixa Mágica’s second largest.

In doubles, Luísa Stefani represents Brazilian tennis in the quarterfinals of the women’s draw. She and Canada’s Gabriela Dabrowski play at 9 a.m. against top-seeded North Americans Coco Gauff and Jessica Pegula at Stadium 3.

Check out Tuesday’s schedule.

Manolo Santana – 6h
[10]Karen Khachanov vs. [5]Andrei Rublev
Not before 8 a.m.
[2]Aryna Sabalenka vs. Mayar Cherif (EGI)
Not before 11 a.m.
[1]Carlos Alcaraz (ESP) against. [13]Alexander Zverev (EFA)
Not before 3 p.m.
[9]Maria Sakkari (GRE) against. [31]Irina Begu (ROM)
[4]Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) against. Bernabé Zapata (ESP)

Arantxa Sanchez – 6 hours
Jaume Munar (ESP) against. [LL]Daniel Altmaier (EFA)
[Q]Aslan Karatsev vs. [2]Daniel Medvedev
[17]Borna Coric (CRO) vs. [29]Alejandro Davidovitch (ESP)
[8]Taylor Fritz (USA) vs. Zhizhen Zhang (CHN)
[LL]Jan-Lennard Struff (ALE) vs. Pedro Cachin (ARG)

Stage 3 – Not before 9 a.m.
[1]Coco Gauff (USA)/Jessica Pegula (USA) vs. [6]Gabriela Dabrowski (CAN)/Luísa Stefani (BRA)

Julia Fleming

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