Casper Ruud takes out hometown favorite Felix Auger-Aliassime in Montreal

Published on Aug 13, 2022 07:19 AM IST

Ruud will face eighth-seeded Hubert Hurkacz of Poland, a 7-6 (4), 6-7 (5), 6-1 winner over Nick Kyrgios of Australia.

Casper Ruud of Norway reacts during his match against Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime during quarterfinal play (AP)
Casper Ruud of Norway reacts during his match against Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime during quarterfinal play (AP)
AP | , Montreal

Fourth-seeded Casper Ruud of Norway routed hometown favorite Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-1, 6-2 on Friday in the National Bank Open quarterfinals.

“It was one of those days where everything goes in one favor and luckily it was in my favor,” Ruud said after reaching his third Masters 1000 semifinal of the season.

The sixth-seeded Auger-Aliassime, made 21 unforced errors to just eight for Ruud.

”(My) first two matches were good, some positive things,” Auger-Aliassime said. “I never thought it would be ending like this today.”

Ruud will face eighth-seeded Hubert Hurkacz of Poland, a 7-6 (4), 6-7 (5), 6-1 winner over Nick Kyrgios of Australia.

In the night session, Britain’s Daniel Evans beat American Tommy Paul 1-6, 6-3, 6-4. In the late match, Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta faced British qualifier Jack Draper.

This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.
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