Ramos-Vinolas, Sousa reach semifinals in Brazil Open

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SAO PAULO (AP) Second-seeded Albert Ramos-Vinolas of Spain reached the semifinals of the Brazil Open with a 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 against Guido Pella of Argentina on Friday.

He next faces Joao Sousa of Portugal, who advanced to the last four after beating seventh-seeded Federico Delbonis of Argentina 6-3, 6-1.

Later Friday, top-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain faced No. 5 Fabio Fognini of Italy, and No. 3 Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay played No. 6 Diego Schwartzman of Argentina.

Carreno Busta reached the Rio Open final last weekend, losing to Dominic Thiem.