Seeded No. 4 Maxime Cressy made it to the semi-finals of the Newport tournament, beating Steve Johnson in three sets (6-7 6-4, 6-4) late Thursday afternoon at the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum in Newport.
Cressy, 41st in the world at the ATP, will face the winner of the upcoming match between the French Benjamin Bonzi, seeded n ° 5, and the American John Isner, seeded n ° 2 during the semi-finals of the Hall of open fame.
Maxime Cressy had won against the qualified Mitchell Krueger (6-3, 6-4), in the previous round of the Rhode-Icelandic tournament.
Johnson, 95th world player at the ATP, won against Stefan Kozlov (7-5, 6-3), and against the Czech Jiri Vesely, seeded n ° 7 (WO).
The other posters of the quarter-finals in Newport (ATP 250, International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum, grass, USD 665,330, results are displayed from newest to oldest):
- Alexander Bublik – Andy Murray: to play
- Benjamin Bonzi – John Isner: program Thursday