Canadian teenager through to Rio Open final

Canada's Auger-Aliassime to play in 1st ATP final at Rio Open

Canada's Auger-Aliassime to play in 1st ATP final at Rio Open

Felix Auger-Aliassime becomes the youngest player to ever advance to an ATP 500 final with a 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 win over Pablo Cuevas at the Rio Open. The gesture of sportsmanship, though noble, would crucially allow Auger-Aliassime back in the game, which the Canadian took full advantage of by breaking on his first opportunity.

Félix Auger-Aliassime is officially an ATP Tour semi-finalist!

Auger-Aliassime will face Serbian Laslo Djere on Sunday in a battle of first-time ATP Tour finalists.

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The previous youngest was now world number three Alexander Zverev, who reached the final of the Halle tournament in 2016 aged 19. Bedene, ranked at No. 83 in the world, was forced to withdraw from his Rio de Janeiro semi-final clash against Djere due to a right leg injury.

Auger-Aliassime saved 5-of-7 break points and won 74 per cent of his first serve points.

The 18-year-old Montreal-native outplayed Spaniard Jaume Munar throughout the one-hour, 38-minute encounter, eventually blasting his way to a mature 6-4, 6-3 victory. But Auger-Aliassime would not be denied, hitting a forehand swinging volley for a victor two points later to earn the biggest victory of his career after two hours and five minutes.

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