Taylor Fritz defeated Felix Auger-Aliassim to reach the semi-finals of the Turin Masters.

Taylor Fritz defeated Felix Auger-Aliassim to reach the semi-finals of the Turin Masters.

Thanks to his win over Felix Auger-Aliassime (7-6 [4]6-7 [5]6-2), American Taylor Fritz qualified for the semi-finals of the Turin Masters on Thursday evening.

Taylor Fritz won (7-6) over Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime on Thursday evening after a long close match. [4]6-7 [5], 6-2) in the evening’s second match of the Green Group of the Turin Masters. The American, 25, was more consistent on serve and qualified for the semifinals.

Both the players had a fierce fight on the Italian court. More sharply, the world No. 9 set the tone for the meeting by taking the first two games, but the Canadian quickly clawed her way back into the match. Neck and neck, neither player gave up and each won their service game. The first set was played in a tie break. Author of several errors, Felix Auger-Aliassime gave up some ground and let the first set slip away (7-6 [4]).

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At the start of the second set, Loka took control of the sixth set. More focused on the court, the Canadian managed to break his opponent several times, but Taylor Fritz, who was flawless on forehands, took both players to a second tie-break. Auger-Aliasim did not waste his chance (6-7 [5]).

In the final set, the increasingly feverish Canadian dropped the game completely with several unforced errors, allowing Fritz to break for the first time in the game. After 2 hours and 43 minutes of effort, the American player was moving to the semifinals of the Turin Masters.

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