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Mexican Open: Alex De Minaur Ousts Stefanos Tsitsipas To Enter Semis, Holger Rune Too Advances

Defending champion Alex de Minaur battled past Stefanos Tsitsipas 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 to book a second successive spot in the semi-finals of the Mexican Open 2024. De Minaur, the ATP's ninth-ranked player, struggled in the first set and lost it in 28 minutes but rallied in the next two to get the win in 2 hours, 6 minutes. In the semi-finals, the third-seeded de Minaur will meet Jack Draper, who ousted Miomir Kecmanovic 6-2, 6-2. The other semi-final will feature Holger Rune and the winner of the last-eight clash between Casper Ruud and Ben Shelton. Rune advanced to the last-four stage with a battling 7-6, 7-6 win over Dominic Koepfer.

Mexican Open: Alex de Minaur vs Stefanos Tsitsipas | Photo: AP/Eduardo Verdugo

Australia's Alex de Minaur celebrates a point against Stefanos Tsitsipas, of Greece, during a Mexican Open tennis tournament match in Acapulco, Mexico.

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Mexican Open: Alex de Minaur vs Stefanos Tsitsipas
Mexican Open: Alex de Minaur vs Stefanos Tsitsipas | Photo: AP/Eduardo Verdugo

Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece, hits a forehand to Australia's Alex de Minaur, during a Mexican Open tennis tournament match in Acapulco, Mexico.

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Mexican Open: Alex de Minaur vs Stefanos Tsitsipas
Mexican Open: Alex de Minaur vs Stefanos Tsitsipas | Photo: AP/Eduardo Verdugo

Australia's Alex de Minaur follows through on a return to Stefanos Tsitsipas, of Greece, during a Mexican Open tennis tournament match in Acapulco, Mexico.

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Mexican Open: Alex de Minaur vs Stefanos Tsitsipas
Mexican Open: Alex de Minaur vs Stefanos Tsitsipas | Photo: AP/Eduardo Verdugo

Stefanos Tsitsipas, of Greece, reaches for a shot from Australia's Alex de Minaur during a Mexican Open tennis tournament match in Acapulco, Mexico.

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Mexican Open: Holger Rune vs Dominik Koepfer
Mexican Open: Holger Rune vs Dominik Koepfer | Photo: AP/Eduardo Verdugo

Holger Rune, of Denmark, celebrates after defeating Dominik Koepfer, of Germany, during a Mexican Open tennis tournament match in Acapulco, Mexico.

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Mexican Open: Holger Rune vs Dominik Koepfer
Mexican Open: Holger Rune vs Dominik Koepfer | Photo: AP/Eduardo Verdugo

Holger Rune, of Denmark, celebrates after defeating Dominik Koepfer, of Germany, during a Mexican Open tennis tournament match in Acapulco, Mexico.

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Mexican Open: Holger Rune vs Dominik Koepfer
Mexican Open: Holger Rune vs Dominik Koepfer | Photo: AP/Eduardo Verdugo

Dominik Koepfer, of Germany, hits a backhand to Holger Rune, of Denmark, during a Mexican Open tennis tournament match in Acapulco, Mexico.

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Mexican Open: Holger Rune vs Dominik Koepfer
Mexican Open: Holger Rune vs Dominik Koepfer | Photo: AP/Eduardo Verdugo

Dominik Koepfer, of Germany, hits a return to Holger Rune, of Denmark, during a Mexican Open tennis tournament match in Acapulco, Mexico.

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