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Montreal Masters: Carreno Busta into semi-finals againt Evans

Pablo Carreno Busta won against Jack Draper 7-6 (4), 6-1 on Friday night and will play Daniel Evans in semi-finals

Pablo Carreno Busta, Montreal 2022 Pablo Carreno Busta, Montreal 2022 | © AI / Reuters / Panoramic

Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta won against qualifier Jack Draper 7-6 (4), 6-1 to reach the semi-finals of the Montreal Masters at Stade IGA on Friday night.

Carreno Busta, ranked No 23, will face Daniel Evans for a spot in final. The other semi-final is Ruud (4) – Hurkacz (8).

Carreno Busta still didn’t lose a set in his remarkable run. The Spaniard defeated Italian Matteo Berrettini, the No 11 seed (6-3, 6-2), Dane Holger Rune (6-0, 6-3) and Italian Jannik Sinner, the No 7 seed (6-2, 6-4).

That was Draper’s second quarter final on the ATP Tour, the first in a Masters 1000. Ranked No 82, he beat French qualifier Hugo Gaston (6-2, 6-3), Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas, the No 3 seed (7-5, 7-6 (4)) and eliminated Frenchman Gael Monfils, the No 17 seed (6-2, 0-2 ret.) in the previous rounds.

Montreal Masters 1000, other quarter finals results (Stade IGA, hard, USD 6.573.785, most recent results first):

  • Daniel Evans beat Tommy Paul: 1-6, 6-3, 6-4
  • Casper Ruud (4) beat Felix Auger-Aliassime (6): 6-1, 6-2
  • Hubert Hurkacz (8) beat Nick Kyrgios: 7-6 (4), 6-7 (5), 6-1
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