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Qatar Open: Auger-Aliassime advances to last eight
Felix Auger-Aliassime edged out Jason Kubler 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 on Wednesday afternoon and will face the winner of the match between Spaniard Alejandro Davidovich Fokina, the No 7 seed, and SoonWoo Kwon in the next round
Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime, the second seed, reached the quarter-finals of the Qatar Open by edging out Australian Jason Kubler 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex in Doha on Wednesday afternoon.
Auger-Aliassime, ranked No 9, will face the winner of the match between Spaniard Alejandro Davidovich Fokina, the No 7 seed, and SoonWoo Kwon next.
Kubler, ranked No 74, benefited from the abandonment of Russian Aslan Karatsev (7-6 (4), 1-0) in the previous round of the Doha Open.
Doha ATP250, other second-round results (Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex, hard, USD 1.377.025, most recent results first):
- Liam Broady vs. Daniil Medvedev
- Roberto Bautista Agut vs. Christopher O’Connell
- Alexander Zverev vs. Andy Murray
- Alejandro Davidovich Fokina vs. SoonWoo Kwon
- Alexandre Muller vs. Botic van de Zandschulp
- Andrey Rublev vs. Tallon Griekspoor
- Jiri Lehecka vs. Emil Ruusuvuori: wednesday