TENNIS

San Diego Semis : Top Seed Rublev Ousted By Norrie, Ruud Outduels Dimitrov

Top seeded Andrey Rublev was sent packing from the San Diego open by unseeded Cameron Norrie, who will face Casper ruud in the final after the second seed eliminated Grigor Dimitrov.

Russian Rublev appeared in command after easily winning the first set but brit Norrie battled back to take the next two sets and 3-6 6-3 6-4 win and his second victory over an atp top five ranked opponent.

The late semi-final was another three set battle with ruud winning the first and third sets to oust unseeded Dimitrov 6-4 4-6 6-4 in the ATP 250 event.