Hubert Hurkacz has made an impressive start to his campaign in the penultimate ATP Masters 1000 tournament of the year, the Rolex Shanghai Masters 1000. The 26-year-old tennis player is making his third appearance in Shanghai, and this year, he’s aiming to go even further in the competition.
Hurkacz, whose best result in Shanghai has been a round of 16 appearance, got off to a promising start in this year’s tournament. In the opening round, he faced the Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis. Hurkacz put up a strong performance, securing a convincing victory and advancing to the 3rd round of the Chinese competition.
The 7:6(5), 6:4 win over Kokkinakis showcased Hurkacz’s ability to handle high-pressure situations and his determination to excel on the international tennis stage. Next up, he faces a formidable opponent in Yu Hsiou Hsu, and fans can anticipate another thrilling match as Hurkacz seeks to secure his best result at the Qizhong Forest Sports courts.
The return of the Rolex Shanghai Masters 1000 to the ATP calendar after a four-year hiatus has created an air of excitement among tennis enthusiasts. For Hubert Hurkacz, this marks his third appearance in this prestigious tournament, and he seems determined to make his mark on the event.
The Rolex Shanghai Masters tournament, which commenced on Wednesday, October 4, promises to be a thrilling spectacle for tennis fans. The event is scheduled to run until Sunday, October 15, and the stakes are high.