Auger-Aliassime to face Raonic in Stuttgart semifinal

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Auger-Aliassime to face Raonic in Stuttgart semifinal

Canadian youngster Felix Auger-Aliassime saved a match point before beating German qualifier Dustin Brown 7-6 (3), 6-7 (2), 7-6 (2) to reach the semifinals of the Stuttgart Open on Friday

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STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime saved a match point before beating German qualifier Dustin Brown 7-6 (3), 6-7 (2), 7-6 (2) Friday to reach the semifinals of the Stuttgart Open.

The 18-year-old Auger-Aliassime hit 30 aces and will next play compatriot Milos Raonic, last year’s finalist.

The sixth-seeded Raonic defeated Hungary’s Marton Fucsovics 6-4, 6-4 at the grass-court tournament.

Auger-Aliassime, who is bidding to reach his third tour-level final, saved Brown’s only match point at 5-4 in the third set and won in just under 2½ hours. It was the first time he played three tiebreakers in a single match as a professional.

Brown, who started…

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