Canada’s Denis Shapovalov was on his first serve with a 6-1, 4-6, 6-3 victory over fourth seed Taylor Fritz of the United States in the second round of the Erste Bank Open on Wednesday in Vienna, Austria.

In a match between the world’s 19th player (Shapavalov) and the world’s 10th player, the Canadian won 29 of 33 first serve points, including 12 of 13 in the decisive third set.

Shapovalov’s opponent in the quarterfinals will be British Daniel Evans, who beat Russian Karen Khachanov 6:2, 6:2.

The rest of the day was the completion of the first round. Top seed Daniil Medvedev of Russia, second seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece, sixth seed Yannick Siner of Italy and American Marcos Giron won in straight sets.

Swiss Indoors Basel

French qualifier Arthur Rinderknech continued his strong form with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Slovakia’s Alex Molkan to reach the quarter-finals in Basel, Switzerland.

Rinderknech reached the semifinals in his most recent event, earlier this month in Gijón, Spain, after reaching the quarterfinals in two previous tournaments.

There were only two other second-round matches on Wednesday, with top seed Carlos Alcaraz and fifth seed Pablo Carreno Busta creating an all-Spanish quarterfinal. Alcaraz beat Dutchman Botik van de Zandschulp 6-4, 6-2, while Karen Busta defeated Swiss wild card Dominic Stricker 7-5, 6-7 (3), 6-4.

First-round winners on Wednesday were third-seeded Felix Auger-Aliasim of Canada, French qualifier Hugo Humbert, Denmark’s Holger Rune and Spain’s Albert Ramos-Vinolas.

–Field-level media