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Draper ends compatriot Peniston’s Eastbourne run to make last four

Jack Draper won against Ryan Peniston 6-3, 6-3 on Thursday afternoon and will play American Maxime Cressy in the next round

Jack Draper Britain’s Jack Draper in action during his quarter final match against Britain’s Ryan Peniston (AI/Reuters/Panoramic)

Jack Draper defeated fellow British wildcard Ryan Peniston 6-3, 6-3 to move into the semi-finals of the Rothesay International Eastbourne on Thursday.

Draper, ranked No 108, will face American Maxime Cressy next.

Jack Draper won against American Jenson Brooksby (6-2, 6-2) and Argentinian Diego Schwartzman, the No 4 seed (7-5, 7-6 (3)) in the previous rounds.

Earlier in the tournament, Peniston, ranked No 147, beat Dane Holger Vitus Nodskov Rune, the No 8 seed (4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-1) and Spaniard Pedro Martinez Portero (7-6 (8), 3-6, 6-3).

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