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Norrie outlasts Alcaraz in Cincinnati quarter-finals

Cameron Norrie edged out Carlos Alcaraz 7-6(4), 6-7(4), 6-4 on Saturday night and will play Croat Borna Coric in the semi-finals. The quarter-final contest lasted more than three hours.

Cameron Norrie, Cincinnati 2022 Cameron Norrie, Cincinnati 2022 – © Zuma / Panoramic

No 9 seed Cameron Norrie edged out Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz, the No 3 seed, 7-6 (4), 6-7 (4), 6-4 to move into the last 4 of the Cincinnati Masters at the Linder Tennis Family Center on Saturday night.

Norrie, ranked No 11, will face Croat Borna Coric next.

Ahead of his victory, Cameron Norrie defeated Dane Holger Rune (7-6(5), 4-6, 6-4), Andy Murray (3-6, 6-3, 6-4) and American wildcard Ben Shelton (6-0, 6-2).

Alcaraz, ranked No 4, won against American wildcard Mackenzie McDonald (6-3, 6-2) and Croat Marin Čilić, the No 14 seed (7-6 (4), 6-1) earlier in the tournament.

Cincinnati Masters 1000, other last 8 results (Linder Tennis Family Center, hard, USD 6.971.275, most recent results first):

  • Borna Coric beat Felix Auger-Aliassime (7): 6-4, 6-4
  • Stefanos Tsitsipas (4) beat John Isner: 7-6 (5), 5-7, 6-3
  • Daniil Medvedev (1) beat Taylor Fritz (11): 7-6 (1), 6-3
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