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Cuevas, Fognini advance to Brazil Open semis

2018-03-03 11:18
Pablo Cuevas (Gallo Images)

Sao Paulo - Three-time defending champion Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay beat Argentina's Leonardo Mayer 6-2, 6-7 (13/15), 7-6 (9/7) on Friday to reach the Brazil Open semi-finals

The third-seeded Cuevas will face second-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy in the clay-court event. Fognini beat Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-4, 6-2.

Chile's Nicolas Jarry upset top-seeded Albert Ramos-Vinolas of Spain 6-7 (6/8), 6-4, 7-6 (7/3) in the late match to set up a semi-final against Horacio Zeballos of Argentina. Zeballos topped Brazil's Rogerio Dutra Silva 6-7 (3/7), 6-2, 6-4.


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