Poland's Hurkacz sends Thiem home in Miami

Poland's Hubert Hurkacz defeated the fourth-seeded Dominic Thiem 6-4 6-4 on Friday in the second round of the 2019 Miami Open tennis tournament, which is part of the Masters 100 category on the ATP Tour.

Hurkacz, at No. 54 in the ATP Rankings, played for the first time against Thiem, a BNP Paribas Open champion.

Last Sunday, Dominic Thiem won the Indian Wells Masters tournament.

Thiem is the highest-ranked player Hurkacz has beaten.

In the third round of the Miami tournament, Hurkacz will play against Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada.

Read more about Hurkacz here.