February 17, 2017

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) Top-seeded Kei Nishikori is finding his footing on clay.

After struggling in his first match in the Argentina Open, the Japanese defeated No. 6 Joao Sousa of Portugal 6-1, 6-4 on Friday to reach the semifinals of the outdoor clay-court event.

Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain and Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine also reached the last four.

Carreno Busta defeated fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, and Dolgopolov won over Gerald Melzer of Austria 7-5, 6-4.

Carreno Busta will face Dolgopolov in one semifinal on Saturday, while Nishikori faces either Carlos Berlocq of Argentina or Thiago Monteiro of Brazil.

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