Shanghai (China), Oct 9 (EFE).- All the Shanghai Masters matches that had been suspended due to rain were resumed at 3:00 p.m. local time (07:00 GMT) after the organization estimated that the state of the outdoor courts It was suitable for sports practice.
The break, which lasted around an hour, also affected the center court, where the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov and the Russian Karen Khachanov were playing the tie break of the first set, although this venue was the first to resume activity every time. that the retractable cover was closed and the court was dried.
The delay, however, could mean that the Argentine Diego Schwartzman’s match, who had to face the American Taylor Fritz in the second turn on center court, starts later than expected.
On the outdoor courts, the matches that had been affected are the singles duel between the American Tommy Paul and the Frenchman Arthur Fils and the doubles match between the team formed by the Polish Hurkacz and the American Shelton and the Australian Hijikata and the British Norrie, both resumed as well.