Nick Kyrgios eliminates world No.8 Casper Ruud to continue his spectacular run

It is Kyrgios’ first top-10 win in more than two years.

Nick Kyrgios has continued his spectacular run at Indian Wells, eliminating world No.8 Casper Ruud in the third round at Indian Wells

It is the 21st top-10 win of Kyrgios’ career – and his first since January 2020.

Kyrgios powered to victory in 76 minutes, firing seven aces and not facing a breakpoint in the 6-4 6-4 win.

The victory propels the world No.132 into a fourth-round showdown with world No.10 Jannik Sinner.

Kyrgios is aiming to advance to the quarterfinals for the second time in the Californian desert, having previously reached that stage in 2017.