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By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Saturday March 25, 2023

 
Hubert Hurkacz

Hubert Hurkacz played miracle man, but he wasn't the only overachiever on Saturday in Miami.

Photo Source: Matthew Calvis

Saturday at the Miami Open was one of the most memorable days of the tennis season. Match points were saved. Upsets were logged. And tennis fans were treated to a seemingly endless supply of dramatic matches.

Tennis Express

Join us for a number-by-number breakdown:

5
Number of match points saved by Hubert Hurkacz during his wild victory over Thanasi Kokkinakis. The 2021 champion performed a major miracle against the Aussie, coming through 6-7(10), 7-6(7), 7-6(6).

3:31
The length of Hurkacz’s victory, which is the longest recorded three-set match of the 2023 ATP season so far.

1
Number of match points saved by Elena Rybakina, who battled past Paula Badosa on Saturday night, saving the match point at 4-5, 30-40, en route to a 3-6 7-5 6-3 triumph.

60 – Number of winners hit by Rybakina in the contest (Badosa had 16).

10 – Rybakina’s winning streak hits 10 with her victory over Badosa – she’ll face either Petra Martic or Elise Mertens next.

2
Number of Frenchmen that notched their maiden Top 20 win on Saturday – Gregoire Barrere, who took out No.12 Cameron Norrie 6-3 6-2, and Quentin Halys, who took out No.18-ranked Alex de Minaur, 6-7(5) 7-6(3) 7-6(8).

25-3
The 2023 record of Daniil Medvedev. The Russian leads the ATP in wins and has now won 20 of his last 21 matches after his 6-1, 6-2 victory over Roberto Carballes Baena.

3 – Anastasia earned her third career Top 10 win by taking out No.6-ranked Coco Gauff, 6-7(8) 7-5 6-2.

4-0 – Jessica Pegula remained undefeated against Danielle Collins, handing her compatriot a 6-1, 7-6 loss.

14 – Number of wins earned by 21-year-old Czech Jiri Lehecka in 2023. The Australian Open quarterfinalist took down No.18-seeded Lorenzo Musetti to improve to 14-6 on the season. Last year Lehecka only won 13 matches, and lost 19.

 

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