Australian Chris O’Connell has recorded a hard-fought quarterfinal victory against American Jenson Brooksby at an ATP 250 tournament at San Diego.
San Diego, USA
Australian Chris O’Connell is enjoying a career-best run at an ATP tournament.
The world No.130 has advanced to his first tour-level semifinal after recording a hard-fought 6-4 4-6 7-5 victory against second-seeded American Jenson Brooksby in the quarterfinals today.
O’Connell recovered from a 3-5 deficit in the deciding set and saved two match points against the world No.50, charging back to triumph after two hours and 38 minutes on court.
The 28-year-old O’Connell fired 14 aces to record his sixth career top-50 victory. He now awaits the winner of American Brandon Nakashima and Colombian Daniel Elahi Galan.
A night to remember…