Britain’s Cameron Norrie beat Canada’s Denis Shapovalov for the second time this yr to succeed in the semi-finals of the San Diego Open.
Norrie got here via 6-3 6-1 to comply with up his win at Queen’s Membership in June.
The 26-year-old took management late within the first set with some high-quality play which left the fourth seed reeling.
He’ll face both Russian prime seed Andrey Rublev or Diego Schwartzman of Argentina within the final 4.
Norrie had overwhelmed compatriot Dan Evans to succeed in the final eight and stored his composure in opposition to Shapovalov.
From 3-3 within the opening set, he rattled off three video games in a row, breaking his opponent twice.
Norrie continued to place the strain on his opponent within the second set and there was nothing that Shapovalov may do to cease the Briton.
“It was difficult for me to get into my rhythm early on,” mentioned Norrie. “However I used to be in a position to maintain onto my serve early within the first set after which get some returns once I wanted them.”