ATP Tour

Dolgopolov into Rio quarters

Alexandr Dolgopolov (File)
Alexandr Dolgopolov (File)

Rio de Janeiro - Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine has advanced to his second quarter-finals of the year when he beat qualifier Facundo Bagnis of Argentina 6-7 (4), 6-2, 7-6 (4) in the Rio Open on Thursday.

Top-seeded Rafael Nadal and No. 3 Fabio Fognini were in action late.

In the combined ATP-WTA event, fifth-seeded Kurumi Nara of Japan and Lourdes Dominguez Lino of Spain set up a quarter-final after second-round wins.

Nara defeated Anna-Lena Friedsam of Germany 6-0, 7-6 (3), and was in sight of her first WTA semifinals.

Dominguez Lino beat Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa 2-6, 7-6 (7), 6-1.

Irina-Camelia Begu of Romania also made the last eight.

loading... Live
Southampton 0
Manchester City 0
Voting Booth
What is your favourite sport to watch on TV?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Rugby
46% - 3435 votes
Cricket
11% - 815 votes
Football
18% - 1329 votes
Athletics
2% - 145 votes
Boxing
1% - 61 votes
Cycling
2% - 157 votes
Golf
5% - 375 votes
Motorsport
7% - 539 votes
Tennis
3% - 232 votes
Water sports
1% - 63 votes
American sports
1% - 57 votes
MMA / WWE / UFC
3% - 193 votes
Vote