Felix Auger-Aliassime drops Brazil Open quarterfinal to Laslo Djere

Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime. (Leo Correa/CP)

SAO PAULO — Third-seed Guido Pella of Argentina advanced to the Brazil Open semifinals Friday, beating compatriot Marco Trungelliti 6-0, 6-3.

Pella will face Serbia’s Laslo Djere, a 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 winner over 18-year-old Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime in a rematch of Djere’s victory Sunday at the Rio Open final.

Chile’s Christian Garin will face Norway’s Casper Ruud in the other semifinal in the clay-court tournament. Garin beat fourth-seed Leonardo Mayer of Argentina 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, and Ruud eliminated Bolivia’s Hugo Dellien 6-1, 6-1.

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