No problems for Stefanos Tsitsipas, but Felix Auger-Aliassime saves two match points

Stefanos Tsitsipas

There were contrasting wins for Stefanos Tsitsipas and Felix Auger-Aliassime at the Open 13 Provence in Marseille with the former cruising to victory and the latter having to dig deep for victory.

Defending champion and second seed Tsitsipas lost only four games as he brushed aside Mikael Ymer from Sweden 6-1, 6-3.

The Greek broke twice in each set to set up a last-eight encounter against Open Sud de France runner-up Vasek Pospisil, who defeated eighth seed Hubert Hurkacz 6-3, 6-4.

Rotterdam runner-up Auger-Aliassime was made to work for his win as the Canadian came from a set down and saved two match points in the second-set tie-breaker to defeat Stefano Travaglia from Italy 6-7 (3-7), 7-6 (8-6), 6-3.

Next up is Pierre-Hugues Herbert after the Frenchman beat Mikhail Kukushkin 7-6 (7-4), 6-4.

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