Canada's Shapovalov defeats Albot in straight sets to reach Korea Open semifinals
Richmond Hill, Ont., native will next face American Jenson Brooksby on Friday
Canada's Denis Shapovalov booked his ticket to the Korea Open semifinals after a 6-2, 6-2 win over Radu Albot on Thursday in Seoul.
Albot of Moldova did not have any break point chances and had only one ace in the match.
The 23-year-old Shapovalov defeated Spain's Jaume Munar 7-5, 6-4 in the second round to advance to Thursday's quarter-final.
Shapovalov, the fourth seed in the tournament, will next go head-to-head against Jenson Brooksby on Friday.
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