Cana­dian in fi­nal of Tashkent Chal­lenger

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Canada’s Felix Auger-Alias­sime has reached the fi­nal of the Tashkent Chal­lenger. The 18-year-old from Mon­treal downed Egor Gerasi­mov of Belarus 6-4, 7-6 (4) in semi­fi­nal ac­tion Fri­day. Ranked No. 128 in the world, Auger-Alias­sime will face No. 178 Kamil Ma­jchrzak of Poland in the fi­nal Satur­day. Auger-Alias­sime won three qual­i­fy­ing matches to reach the main draw of the tour­na­ment be­fore reel­ing off four straight vic­to­ries to ad­vance to the fi­nal. It will mark Auger-Alias­sime’s third ATP Chal­lenger Tour fi­nal of 2018. He is 1-1 in cham­pi­onship matches.

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