World No. 7 Kei Nishikori advanced to the semifinals of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament on Friday with a straight-sets victory over Hungarian Marton Fucsovics.

The Japanese player beat the 38th-ranked Fucsovics 6-3, 6-2  to enter the semi final against  Swiss Stan Wawrinka.  Wawrinka defeated Denis Shapovalov 6-4, 7-6 in a match of one-handed backhands, a rare occurrence these days.

Daniil Medvedev, who won the title in Sofia last week,  ended Jo-Wilfried Tsonga’s seven-match win streak  with a  6-4, 6-2 in the quarter-finals.

Medvedev will face Gael Monfils to advance to his second straight semi-final of the season with his 6-1, 6-2 win over Damir Dzumhur.

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