Norrie reaches Rio Open semifinal, Zapata Miralles next


RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Second-seeded Cameron Norrie reached the semifinals of the Rio Open after overcoming Bolivia’s Hugo Dellien 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 on Friday.

Standing in Norrie’s way of a third final this year is Bernabe Zapata Miralles, who beat Spanish compatriot Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 in another quarterfinal.

Norrie faltered early against Dellien because of unforced errors. When the Briton found his stride, he moved Dellien all over the court and cruised to the win.

Later on Friday, defending champion Carlos Alcaraz faced Dusan Lajovic. Alcaraz beat Norrie in the Buenos Aires final last weekend.


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