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Sports Montreal's Felix Auger-Aliassime ousted at Mexican Open by Britain's Kyle Edmund

03:55  27 february  2020
03:55  27 february  2020 Source:   msn.com

Rotterdam Open 2020: Vasek Pospisil delivers major upset, Felix Auger-Aliassime advances to quarterfinals

  Rotterdam Open 2020: Vasek Pospisil delivers major upset, Felix Auger-Aliassime advances to quarterfinals Pospisil upset the tournament's top seed, Daniil Medvedev, in straight sets, then Auger-Aliassime took down Grigor Dimitrov.Vasek Pospisil got the day started Wednesday with a major upset of the tournament No. 1 seed Daniil Medvedev in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3, before Felix Auger-Aliassime took the court against Grigor Dimitrov in the Round of 16, also advancing in straight sets, 6-4, 6-2.

Kyle Edmund continues his good run of form with a straight-sets win over Feliciano Lopez at the Mexican Open . The British number two now faces Australia' s Alex Bolt or Canadian Felix Auger - Aliassime in the last 16. Meanwhile, Britain ' s wildcard Cameron Norrie, 24, could not sustain

ACAPULCO, MEXICO -- Canadian teenagers Felix Auger - Aliassime and Leylah Annie Fernandez are both through to the second round of the Mexican Open . Auger - Aliassime , who is still looking for his first ATP title, was coming off a runner-up finish to Greece' s Stefanos Tsitsipas in Marseille, France

MEXICO CITY — Canadian qualifier Leylah Annie Fernandez has reached the quarterfinals at the Mexican Open.

The 17-year-old Fernandez toppled eighth-seeded Nao Hibino of Japan 6-3, 6-0 on Wednesday in the Round of 16 to advance.

Fernandez only needed 64 minutes to beat her eighth-seeded opponent in Acapulco.

The Laval, Que., native will face Russia's Anastasia Potapova in the next round.

Meanwhile, Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime has been bounced from the Round of 16 on the men's side.

The 19-year-old from Montreal was ousted by Britain's Kyle Edmund 6-4, 6-4 in one hour 42 minutes.

Auger-Aliassime, ranked No. 19 in the world, was the fourth seed at the ATP 500-level tournament.

Auger-Aliassime, who is still looking for his first ATP title, was coming off a runner-up finish to Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas in Marseille, France over the weekend. That was the fifth ATP final appearance of his career.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 26, 2020.

The Canadian Press

Canadians Auger-Aliassime, Fernandez into 2nd round at Mexican Open .
ACAPULCO, Mexico — Canadian teenagers Felix Auger-Aliassime and Leylah Annie Fernandez are both through to the second round of the Mexican Open. Auger-Aliassime of Montreal downed Australian Alex Bolt 6-3, 7-6 (5) in his first-round matchup Tuesday while Fernandez, from Laval, Que., beat Nina Stojanovic of Serbia 6-4, 6-1 to advance. The 19-year-old Auger-Aliassime, ranked No. 19 in the world, is the fourth seed at the ATP 500-level tournament.  He fired 10 aces and won 80 per cent of his first-service points to beat the 137th-ranked Bolt in one hour 37 minutes.

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