Felix Auger-Aliassime and Leylah Annie Fernandez had successful outings Wednesday in Mexico. Fellow Canadian Milos Raonic did not.
Auger-Aliassime beat another 20-year-old, American Sebastian Korda, 6-3, 6-4 to advance to the quarterfinals at the Mexican Open.
The Montrealer, seeded seventh in Acapulco, needed one hour 38 minutes to top his 92nd-ranked opponent at the ATP-500 level tournament.
Auger-Aliassime will face No. 1 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece after he downed American John Isner 6-3, 6-2.
The fourth-seeded Raonic of Thornhill, Ont., didn’t make it out of the second round, getting upset by his 71st-ranked Dominik Koepfer of Germany.
The German took the match in straight sets, 6-4, 6-2 in one hour 12 minutes.
Meanwhile, Fernandez toppled Slovakia’s Kristina Kulkova in the round of 16 at the Monterrey Open.
The 18-year-old Fernandez, of Laval, Que., downed Kulkova 6-1, 6-4 in one hour seven minutes to reach the quarters.
Next up for Fernandez at the ATP 250 tournament is Slovakian Viktoria Kuzmova.