(Stockholm) Felix Agar-Aliasim defeated Boutique van de Jandschulp 6-4, 6-3 in the quarterfinals of the Stockholm Open on Thursday, setting the stage for a duel with a familiar opponent in the next round.
Agar-aliasim, 11E The world player, 61-year-old Dutchman, took 25 minutes to overtakeE Player in the world. It was the first fight of a career between two tennis players.
The 21-year-old cubs had a virtually flawless performance against van de Jandschulp. In addition to being very efficient in service, he was able to avoid double faults and create chances of breakage.
Agar-aliasim also saved the only breaking point provided to his opponent and he was able to break it three times in 12 innings. He made more than half the unnecessary mistakes (10-20) in the clash, which took place inside the house at the Royal Tennis Hall in Stockholm.
On serve, Agar-aliasim was very efficient, hitting 11 aces and winning 82% of the balls he played in his first serve.
He will face his countryman in the semi-finals, the reigning champion of the tournament, Antarion Denis Shapovalov, who last played two years ago and the Frenchman Arthur Rinderknech, the winner of the match between 60.E World Rocket.
In the other half of the table, Francis Tiafo of the United States stabs the winner of a match between Tommy Paul and Andy Murray of Britain in the semi – finals.
Auger-Aliassime still hopes to win the first title of his career on the ATP circuit. He lost in his two finals earlier this season at the Stuttgart Open (on grass) and the Murray River Open (on cement).