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Tsitsipas passes Giron test, into Mallorca semi-finals

Stefanos Tsitsipas won against Marcos Giron 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-3 on Thursday afternoon and will play Frenchman Benjamin Bonzi in the next round

Stefanos Tsitsipas Stefanos TSITSIPAS at Mallorca Championships 2022 on June 22, 2022 in Santa Ponsa, . Santa Ponsa Baleares Spain (Imago/Panoramic)

Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas, the second seed, defeated American Marcos Giron 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-3 to advance to the last 4 of the Mallorca Open at Mallorca Country Club on Thursday afternoon.

It’s the second time the two have played each other this year – but Tsitsipas won their Acapulco quarter-final with rather more ease, coming through 6-3, 6-4.

Tsitsipas, ranked No 6, will play Frenchman Benjamin Bonzi next.

In the previous round, the Greek won against Belarusian Ilya Ivashka (6-4, 6-4).

Giron, ranked No 67, edged out Dutchman Botic van de Zandschulp, the No 6 seed (6-7 (6), 6-4, 7-6 (2)) and Mackenzie McDonald (4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4) earlier in the tournament.

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