Auger-Aliassime wins in straight sets to advance to Los Cabos Open semifinals
Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime continues to have a strong run at the Los Cabos Open.
The Montreal native defeated Steve Johnson 6-4, 7-6 (3) to move on to the semifinals.
Auger-Aliassime hit 17 aces to Johnson's four and broke the American on one of seven attempts.
Ranked ninth in the world and the second seed in the tournament, Auger-Aliassime defeated Mexico's Alex Hernandez on Wednesday after receiving a bye into the round of 16.
The 21-year-old will next face either Cameron Norrie or Radu Albot on Friday for a spot in the final.
A win in the semifinals would pit Auger-Aliassime against either world No. 1 Daniil Medvedev or Miomir Kecmanovic, who will play against each other in the other semifinal match.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Aug. 4, 2022