Felix Auger-Aliassime stretched his profitable run to 16 matches on Friday as he defeated Frances Tiafoe 6-1, 6-4 to energy into the semifinals of the Paris Masters.
The 22-year-old Canadian is making an attempt to seize a fourth title in as many weeks after victories in Florence, Antwerp and Basel final month.
Having raced via the opening set in opposition to the Twenty first-ranked Tiafoe, Auger-Aliassime wanted six match factors to lastly see off the American.
Auger-Aliassime is thru to his second Masters 1000 semifinals and can play both world primary Carlos Alcaraz or Danish teenager Holger Rune for a spot in Sunday’s championship match.
The eighth-seeded Auger-Aliassime has loved a breakout season. His 56 wins are third most on the ATP Tour this yr, whereas solely Alcaraz has bettered his 4 singles titles.
Defending champion Novak Djokovic takes on Italy’s Lorenzo Musetti within the quarterfinals.
Tommy Paul, who dumped out Rafael Nadal within the second spherical, will look to trigger one other shock when he goes up in opposition to fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas.