Spain’s Ramos-Viñolas reaches Chile Open semifinals
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Second-seeded Albert Ramos-Viñolas of Spain advanced on Friday to the semifinals of the Chile Open after beating Argentina’s Facundo Bagnis 7-5, 6-2 to reach the final four of the clay-court tournament.
Ramos-Viñolas, ranked No. 31, will face another Argentinian in the next round, Sebastián Báez, who earlier on Friday won 7-5, 3-6, 6-4 against Brazil’s Thiago Monteiro.
The other semifinal will feature home-crowd favorite Alejandro Tabilo of Chile against Spain’s Pedro Martinez, the fourth-seeded player in the tournament.
Tabilo, who on Thursday eliminated top-seeded Cristian Garin, also of Chile, continued his winning streak with a 6-1, 6-4 win over sixth-seeded Miomir Kecmanovic of Serbia.
Spain’s Martinez overcame Germany’s Yannick Hanfmann 6-2, 6-2.
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