Houston ATP: Tomás Etcheverry beat Chilean Garín and advanced to the semifinals

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Argentine Tomás Etcheverry, eighth favorite, defeated Chilean Christian Garín on Saturday and advanced to the semifinals of the ATP tennis tournament on clay in Houston.

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Etcheverry overcame Garín with runs of 6-1, 6-7 (2/7), 6-3 and in the semifinals he will face the German Yannick Hanfmann, who beat the Czech Tomás Machac 6-2, 6-1.

Previously, American Frances Tiafoe, world No. 15, qualified for the semifinals by beating Australian Jason Kubler 6-4, 6-4.

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Top-seeded Tiafoe converted 2 of 13 break points to beat his opponent, ranked 71st in the ATP Rankings, in an hour and 15 minutes.

While rain in Houston hampered the schedule for three days, Tiafoe, who played in the second round in the morning, will play the semifinal on Sunday against Dutch winner Gijs Brouwer, who beat compatriot JJ Wolf (54) 6-3. , 6-4.

– Saturday’s results in the Houston tennis tournament:

– Quarter finals:

Frances Tiafoe (US/#1) beat Jason Kubler (AUS/#6) 6-4, 6-4

Gijs Brouwer (NED) beats JJ Wolf (US/#5) 6-3, 6-4

Tomás Etcheverry (ARG/N.8) vs. Christian Garín (CHI) 6-1, 6-7 (2/7), 6-3

Yannick Hanfmann (GER) beats Tomas Machac (CZE) 6-2, 6-1

Source: Clarin

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