Canadian teenager Auger-Aliassime reaches Rio Open final

Published Feb. 23, 2019 6:52 p.m. ET

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Canadian teen Felix Auger-Aliassime reached the Rio Open final Saturday, beating Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas 6-3, 3-6, 6-3,

The 18-year-old Auger-Aliassime will face Serbia's Laslo Djere on Sunday. Dere advanced in a walkover after Slovenia's Aljaz Bedene withdrew because of a right leg injury.

Auger-Aliassime also beat second-seed Fabio Fognini of Italy, Chile's Christian Garin and Spain's Jaume Munar in the clay-court event.

Both finalists are seeking their first ATP Tour title.


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