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

Felix Auger-Aliassime Felix Auger-Aliassime - Getty Images

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.