Against Los Cabos defending champion Cameron Norrie, Felix Auger-Aliassime was unable to reach the eleventh final of his career on the ATP Tour. The Canadian lost in three sets 6-4, 3-6, 6-3.
This week the Briton dominated Mexico, never lost a set in the tournament and quickly took control of the first set.
The match started poorly for Auger Eliassim. The third seed in the tournament managed to break Quebec in the fifth game of the first set and never looked back after that. He won the set 6-4.
Auger-Aliassime is not the second seed in the tournament for nothing and he has seen others. Felix managed to break Nuri in the second match of the second set to lead 2-0.
But the Canadian could not confirm his break. After a long run, Nuri Auger Eliassim pushed towards a mistake to bring the game back into service.
It was a very important sixth match, with Nouri saving four break points and 12 minutes later the Briton won the match to keep the duel 3-3.
Felix played with more confidence in the second set. Break again to serve the group. Auger-Aliassime did not miss such an opportunity and won the second set 6-3.
The third group was in favor of Nouri. After a break in the fourth inning, the Briton didn’t look back and won the set at 6-3.
As Friday’s match approached, Auger-Aliassime had a record four wins and Nouri lost. He won eight rounds and lost only one.
Nuri will be looking to defend his title against world number one Daniil Medvedev in the final. The Russian easily eliminated Miomir Kecmanovi in straight sets 7-6, 6-1.
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