Tennis News: Canadian tennis player Felix Auger Aliassime wasted no time setting foot in the quarter-finals of the European Open, Antwerp, Belgium 2022 season.
The second seed didn’t face many problems when he beat lucky French loser Manuel Guinard 6-3, 6-3 in the second round of the European Open, so he now has won five consecutive victories.
Florence Open champion last week in Florence, Auger Aliassime beat 23 winners and beat world number 148 Guinard three times before claiming victory in 79 minutes and booking a place in the quarter-finals against the fifth seed. from the Dan Evans series.
The two players’ draws to date are 1-1 after world number 26, Evans won his first encounter in the warm-up tournament ahead of the Australian Open in Melbourne in 2021 and world number 10 has avenged the loss by winning his date at the Australian Open last season 2022.
The 2022 Rotterdam Open champion understands he will have to go further at this week’s European Open to cement his place in the ATP Race to Turin rankings as he currently sits in seventh place, in order to qualify for the prestigious end-of-season tournament. , the ATP Finals for the first time in his career.
“I try to play my best game every time I step on the court,” admits Auger Aliassime, who won both titles this season in indoor hard-court tournaments.
“I feel good about the way I’ve been playing lately, so hopefully I’ll continue like that throughout this tournament.”
Sebastian Korda and David Goffin also set foot in the quarter-finals of the European Open with wins in straight sets.
American Korda, who reached her third career final at the Gijon Open last week, saved four set point chances in the second-set tiebreaker before claiming a dramatic 7-5 win, 7-6 over fourth seed Karen Khachanov. He will face Japanese tennis player Yoshihito Nishioka in the quarterfinals.
While the host’s mainstay, Goffin beat third seed Diego Schwartzman 7-6, 6-2. Moving on to his fourth quarter-final of the season, he will meet French veteran Richard Gasquet.
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