The Shanghai Rolex Masters is reaching its climax. In the first match of the day, Stan Wawrinka defeated in two sets the young British tennis player Kyle Edmund, at the end of a challenge in which the US Open champion has had some difficulties during the second set.
Some problems in the second set also for David Goffin. The Belgian, who has eliminated Del Potro in the previous round, defeated the Frenchman Benoit Paire, after a first set dominated, and after the second ended at the tie-break.
Sensational elimination that of Tomas Berdych, who was overcome after two thrilling tie-break by Marcel Granollers, who has played a very solid match by the mental point of view. Excellent performance and relative easy win for the other Frenchman Gilles Simon, who beat the home-crowd tennis player Di Wu in two sets and with a double 6-2.
Now in the third round he will meet Wawrinka. Milos Raonic defeated an always consistent Paolo Lorenzi in two sets. The Canadian seemed very focused, and he showed off his best weapons throughout the match, service and forehand.
Jack Sock emerged victorious after three hard-fought sets against the Spanish player Feliciano Lopez, and now he will play in the third round against Raonic. The decisive factors of the challenge were the unforced errors of the Spaniard concentration and the service of the American.
Nick Kyrgios probably still tired and satisfied after the important victory at the Rakuten Japan Open in Tokyo, was sensationally eliminated by Misha Zverev, who has dominated the Australian boy for both of the sets. Even Grigor Dimitrov was defeated at the end of a very good match won by Vasek Pospisil in two sets, thanks to his service and his service, which made the difference.
Lucas Pouille has suffered, especially in the second set, which he won 12-10 at the tie-break against Nicolas Almagro, but the young Frenchman also showed a good mental held, and now inthe third round he will meet the winner of the match between Andy Murray and Steve Johnson .
The surprise of the day is without doubt the sensational elimination of Rafael Nadal by Viktor Troicki. The Serbian player, thanks to a super-service, haighlighted all the problems which Rafa has on a surface as fast as that of Shanghai.
Roberto Bautista defeated in two sets and with a double 6-4 the young American tennis player Taylor Fritz, at the end of a funny and fought match. In the last match of the day, Andy Murray has overcome the obstacle represented by Steve Johnson.
The Scot, in the great day, showed a very aggressive and offensive tennis, against the American, particularly nervous today, perhaps also because of the undisciplinate crowd. SHANGHAI ROLEX MASTERS 2016 – RESULTS  Stan Wawrinka (SUI) d.
Kyle Edmund (GBR) 6-3 6-4 M. Granollers (ESP) d.  Tomas Berdych (CZE) 7-6 (4) 7-6 (1)  David Goffin (BEL) d. Benoit Paire (FRA) 6-1 7-6 Gilles Simon (FRA) d. Di Wu (CHI) 6-2 6-2  Milos Raonic (CAN) d. Paolo Lorenzi (ITA) 6-2 6-4 Jack Sock (USA) d.
Feliciano Lopez (ESP) 6-3 4-6 6-4 Misha Zverev (GER) d.  Nick Kyrgios (AUS) 6-3 6-1 Vasek Pospisil (CAN) d. Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) 7-5 7-6 (2)  Lucas Pouille (FRA) d. Nicolas Almagro (ESP) 6-4 7-6 (10) Viktor Troicki (SRB) d.
 Rafael Nadal (ESP) 6-3 7-6 (3) Roberto Bautista (ESP) d. Taylor Fritz (USA) 6-4 6-4  Andy Murray (GBR) d. Steve Johnson (USA) 6-3 6-2 ALSO READ: The Best Matches of Last Week!