Three Canadians have advanced to the quarter-finals of the Eddie Herr International Junior Championships, a Grade 1 ITF junior event in Bradenton, Florida.
In the U18 boys draw, Felix Auger-Aliassime and Benjamin Sigouin have advanced to the final eight. Auger-Aliassime saved multiple match points en route to a 2-6, 7-6(6), 7-6(2) victory over Alexandar Lazarov of Bulgaria. For his part, Sigouin upset top seed and world no. 5 Casper Ruud of Norway 6-4, 7-5. The Canadian duo are also still alive in the doubles draw together.
Meanwhile, Tiffany Lagarde is through to the U16 girls’ quarters after defeating American Abigail Forbes 6-3, 6-2. She’ll play second-seeded American Nicole Mossmer on Friday for a place in the semifinals.
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