May 28th, 2024

Canada’s Auger-Aliassime falls to Struff in Bavarian International quarterfinal

By The Canadian Press on April 20, 2024.

Canada's Felix Auger Aliassime wipes his face during the men's singles quarterfinal match against Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff at the ATP Tour in Munich, Germany, Saturday April 20, 2024. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sven Hoppe/dpa via AP

MUNICH – Montreal’s Felix Auger-Aliassime lost 7-5, 6-4 to Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff in a men’s quarterfinal Saturday at the Bavarian International Tennis Championships.

The match that started Friday in Munich was interrupted by rain and completed Saturday.

Fourth-seeded Struff led the second set 3-1 when the match was suspended.

He hit six aces to the Canadian’s three and won 66 per cent of first serve points.

Struff had no double faults while fifth-seeded Auger-Aliassime produced three in a match that went an hour and 43 minutes.

Auger-Aliassime, 23, dropped to a career 2-2 against Struff.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 20, 2024.

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