Nikoloz Basilashvili continues successful participation in Shanghai Masters and made through to 1/8 final. The Georgian tennis player beat world No.23 France’s Benoit Paire 6:4, 1:6, 6:1 in 1/16 final.
Basilashvili served 2 aces and made 5 double faults. Paire served 12 (!) aces and made 8 double faults. The Georgian earned 45 ranking points and moved with two positions in live ranking.
In 1/8 final Nikoloz will face either Carreno-Busta or Dominic Thiem.