Montreal teen Felix Auger-Aliassime is by to the quarter-finals of the Lyon Open tennis tournament soon after submitting a 7-6 (3), 7-5 gain more than Australia’s John Millman on Tuesday in France.
Auger-Aliassime, seeded fourth at the clay-courtroom event, had 10 aces in the match and saved all five break details he confronted. He experienced 8 break-position chances but only transformed one.
American Steve Johnson will experience Auger-Aliassime in the quarter-finals. It will be the 1st assembly between the two gamers.
Auger-Aliassime, 18, improved his report on clay this yr to 10-8. The principal draw of the French Open up commences Sunday.
3rd seed Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont., was scheduled to deal with France’s Ugo Humbert in 2nd-spherical motion Wednesday, although qualifier Steven Diez of Toronto was established to facial area Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France.