The previous day, the 21-year-old Polish competitor lost to group A with the Frenchman Tiafoe 1: 4, 2: 4, 4: 2, 3: 4 (10-12).
Hurkacz is located in the 85th place in the ATP ranking (the highest of the Poles) and in the capital of Lombardy is added number six. His contemporary Munar occupies the 76th place.
On Thursday in Hurkacz there is a meeting with the highest tennis player – the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas, who plays with Tiafoe on Wednesday night.
The tournament takes place according to the modified rules, up to three games won, and each one only consists of four games won. At 3:03, the tie decides on the victory. Web site networks are not taken into account, nor an advantage of 40:40. There is no double in the court.
After two best players of both groups, he will advance to the semifinals. The prize is 1,335 million dollars. A year ago, in the first edition of the story (without poles), the Korean Hyeon Chung won.