Swiss Indoors Basel 2016: Friday Tennis Scores, Results, Updated Draw Schedule

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Published: October 28, 2016

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Kei Nishikori continued his fine run at the 2016 Swiss Indoors Basel tournament on Friday, beating Juan Martin del Potro in two sets, 7-5, 6-4. Swiss favourite and top seed Stanislas Wawrinka was shocked by Mischa Zverev, losing in three.

Nishikori finally grabbed his first-ever win over Del Potro thanks to his excellent defensive work and superb backhand. Gilles Muller joined him in the semi-finals by beating Federico Delbonis in three sets, 6-7 (4), 6-4, 7-6 (3).

Here's a look at the results:



To access the full schedule and draw, visit the event's official website.

      

Recap Zverev entered the quarter-finals in the form of his life and continued his fantastic run in Basel, upsetting the top seed and tournament favourite Wawrinka.

The Swiss star was absolutely nowhere in the first set, and Zverev took full advantage, winning 14 of his 15 points at the net and taking advantage of Wawrinka's eight errors.

Things only got worse for the favourite in the second set, as shared by TennisTV:



Wawrinka used his experience to recover and eventually won the second set after a close finale, but he imploded in the decider, letting his emotions get the better of him after another early break. He even smashed up his racket at one point, but nothing worked.

Live Tennis described the scenes in Basel:



Zverev hung on for one of the biggest wins of his career, booking his spot in the semi-finals.

Nishikori entered the match with an 0-4 record against Del Potro, and from the opening exchange, the fans in Basel knew they were in for some high-level tennis. Here's a look at the point, via TennisTV:



The two were evenly matched early on, although Nishikori wasted a golden opportunity to take the advantage in the seventh game, missing several break chances. He started to take ...
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