Canada's Auger-Aliassime loses to Schwartzman in Barcelona quarterfinals

Felix Auger-Aliassime, of Canada, returns a shot from Miomir Kecmanovic, of Serbia, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Saturday, March 26, 2022, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (Wilfredo Lee/AP)

Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime is out of the Barcelona Open after suffering a 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 quarterfinal loss to Argentina's Diego Schwartzman on Friday.

The No. 3 seed, from Montreal, is now 1-2 lifetime against the sixth-seeded Schwartzman.

Earlier Friday, Auger-Aliassime beat No. 13 seed Frances Tiafoe of the United States 7-5, 6-4 in the round-of-16.

Auger-Aliassime won his first career ATP Tour title earlier this year at Rotterdam, but had lost five of his past six matches heading into Barcelona.

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