Pablo Carreno Busta defeated British No. 2, Dan Evans, in the Canadian Open semifinals in Montreal.

Evans defeated the Spaniard for the first time in the tournament, Evans defeated the Spaniard, but in over three hours, he was defeated 7-5 6-7 (7-9) 6-2. In his first ATP Masters final, 23rd-ranked Pablo  Carreno Busta will take on Hubert Hurkacz of Poland.

Hurkacz lost his opening set before coming back to defeat Norwegian Casper Ruud 5-7 6-3 6-2. Evans defeated Hurkacz and fellow Pole Jan Zielinski by scores of 7-5, 6-4, and 10-4 to advance to the doubles championship alongside the Australian John Peers.

The two will compete against Neal Skupski of Britain and Wesley Koolhof of Simona Halep of Romania defeated Jessica Pegula of America, the seventh seed, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, to get to the final of the women’s tournament in Toronto.

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In the other semifinal, Beatriz Haddad Maia of Brazil defeated 2021 finalist Karolina Pliskova 6-4, 7-6 (9-7) to advance to face Halep in her quest for a third Canadian Open victory. the Netherlands.

Story By Ernest Asamoah

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