De Minaur into semi-finals at Atlanta Open

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De Minaur benefited from a retirement against fellow Australian Bernard Tomic as he set up a clash with Reilly Opelka.

No.3 seed De Minaur was leading 6-2 3-0 when Tomic retired with a hand injury at the ATP 250 tournament in Georgia.

"The less time you can spend on court is always to your advantage. It's going to be hopefully some hot, humid weather, which I was expecting coming into this week," De Minaur said. "I'm happy to be where I am and now onto the next [match]."

Next up for De Minaur is Opelka, who reached his second Atlanta semi after outlasting Daniel Evans 7-6 (7-3) 7-5.

No.2 seed Fritz, from the United States, saw off Miomir Kecmanovic 6-1 7-6 (7-1) thanks to 11 aces and no break points faced.

Cameron Norrie awaits Fritz after the Briton overcame Alexei Popyrin 7-5 6-4.


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