Holger rune stages sensational comeback to reach indian wells quarter-finals.

Holger Rune displayed remarkable resilience as he fought back from a set down and saved a match point to defeat former champion Taylor Fritz 2-6 7-6(2) 6-3 on Wednesday, securing his spot in the Indian Wells quarter-finals where he will face fourth seed Daniil Medvedev.

Rune found himself trailing after conceding the opening set in just 32 minutes. As Fritz gained momentum, going up 5-4 and holding a match point in the following set, Rune appeared to be on the ropes. However, the Danish seventh seed held his nerve, securing a crucial hold before forcing a tiebreak.

Showing remarkable determination, the 20-year-old elevated his game to level the match at one set all. Breaking his American opponent for the first time, Rune unleashed a flurry of blistering shotmaking to take a commanding 3-1 lead in the decider.

With Fritz faltering, Rune sealed the comeback by serving out the match, concluding with a scorching forehand winner.

Reflecting on his victory, Rune described the experience as “crazy,” emphasizing his focus on staying in the moment and fighting for every point. He attributed his success to a remarkable surge in performance towards the end of the second set, which proved decisive.

Looking ahead to his quarter-final clash against Medvedev, Rune expressed his intent to maintain an attacking mindset. Despite acknowledging the differences between facing Fritz and Medvedev, particularly in their playing styles and positioning on the court, Rune remained resolute in his approach.

Rune, who split his two career meetings with Medvedev last year, conveyed his determination to recover and maintain belief in his abilities, echoing the same fighting spirit that propelled him to victory against Fritz.

With his eyes set on the next challenge, Rune is poised to bring his aggressive style to the court, prepared to take on the formidable Medvedev in what promises to be an electrifying encounter.