Indian Wells: Novak Djokovic beaten by Philipp Kohlschreiber in third round


Novak Djokovic smashed his racquet at some point soon of his defeat by Philipp Kohlschreiber

World no 1 Novak Djokovic became once knocked out of the BNP Paribas Commence within the third round by Philipp Kohlschreiber at Indian Wells.

The Serb, who currently holds three of the four Tall Slam titles, became once overwhelmed 6-4 6-4 by the German world number 39.

Djokovic broke his racquet in inflame after Kohlschreiber – who had lost his previous seven suits against the 31-365 days-outmoded – took the first position.

Britain’sKyle Edmundbeat Radu Albot 6-3 6-3 to place the final 16.

He’s going to face both Roger Federer or Stan Wawrinka subsequent with the Swiss pair assembly in Tuesday’s evening session in California.

The match between Djokovic and Kohlschreiber started on Monday nonetheless became once delayed till Tuesday thanks to heavy rain.

Kohlschreiber won 72% of first-aid functions and saved four of 5 smash functions as he closed out victory.

He’s going to play French 18th seed Gael Monfils within the fourth round.

2d seedRafael Nadalreached the fourth round with a 6-1 6-4 engage over Diego Schwartzman.

Nadal, a three-time champion at Indian Wells, did no longer face a smash point within the match.

He’s going to play Serbia’sFilip Krajinovicsubsequent after Krajinovic, ranked 113, beat 15th seed Daniil Medvedev 6-3 6-2.

In numerous places, Canadian 19-365 days-outmodedDenis Shapovalovrapped on court docket in his submit-match interview after beating Croatian tenth seed seed Marin Cilic.

Shapovalov, seeded Twenty fourth at Indian Wells, beat the 2014 US Commence champion 6-4 6-2 and will play Poland’sHubert Hurkaczsubsequent.

Hurzack, ranked 67 on the earth, fought abet to beat Jap sixth seed Kei Nishikori 4-6 6-4 6-3.

Nick Kyrgios poked relaxing at Denis Shapovalov’s try at a rap after his engage over Marin Cilic

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