Published: 10:20, June 21, 2024
ATP: Jack Draper jolts Carlos Alcaraz in London
By Reuters
Jack Draper of Britain celebrates winning match point against Carlos Alcaraz of Spain during their men's singles match on day six of The Queen's Club tennis tournament, in London, June 20, 2024. (PHOTO / AP)

Jack Draper of Great Britain stunned defending champion Carlos Alcaraz 7-6 (3), 6-3, on Thursday in the second round of the cinch Championships in London.

Draper recorded eight aces and won 82.1 percent of his first-serve points to dispatch the top-seeded Spaniard in 1 hour and 39 minutes.

READ MORE: Zhang Zhizhen upsets Medvedev at Terra Wortmann Open

Draper advances to face fifth-seeded Tommy Paul, who posted a 6-3, 6-4 win over Alejandro Tabilo of Chile.

Also on Thursday, Great Britain's Billy Harris collected a 6-4, 7-5 win over French qualifier Giovanni Mpetshi Perricard, and Italy's Lorenzo Musetti needed three sets to oust American Brandon Nakashima 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 in 2 hours and 27 minutes.

READ MORE: ATP: World No 1 Jannik Sinner rallies in Halle

Terra Wortmann Open

Top-seeded Jannik Sinner of Italy notched a 6-4, 6-7 (4), 6-3 win over Fabian Marozsan of Hungary in the second round in Halle, Germany.

Sinner fired 12 aces and overcame two double faults to dismiss Marozsan in 2 hours and 15 minutes.

READ MORE: Djokovic confirmed for Paris Olympics

Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff held serve throughout the match in upsetting sixth-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece, 6-4, 6-4. Struff converted two of three break-point opportunities.

Fifth-seeded Hubert Hurkacz of Poland posted a 7-6 (3), 6-4 victory over Australian qualifier James Duckworth, while American Marcos Giron rallied for a 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 win over Matteo Berrettini of Italy.