TENNIS

Libema Open : Top Seeds Medvedev And Auger-Aliassime Progress

Libema open top seeds daniil Medvedev and Felix Auger-Aliassime advanced to the quarter-finals.

Russian Medvedev, seeded first, needed a seventh match point to see off veteran frenchman gilles simon 7-5 6-4, while second seeded canadian Auger-Aliassime edged Dutchman Tallon Griekspoor 7-6(2) 7-6(5).

Dutch wildcard Tim Van Rijthoven, meanwhile, stunned American third seed Taylor Fritz 6-7(9) 7-5 6-4.