In Portugal, Cristian Garin (22nd) was eliminated by Cameron Norrie (50th) by 3-6, 7-5 and 6-3. With this result he failed to reach the semifinals of the contest.
After prevailing with his game in the first set and winning it 6-3, the Chilean struggled in the second set but lowered his level to lose the second and third set 7-5 and 6-3.
The British, of great level to reverse the result, will seek a place in the final against the winner of the match between Kevin Anderson (105th) and Marin Cilic (42nd).
Weeks from the start of Roland Garros, Garin will try to regain his level at the Masters 1000 in Madrid and Rome to get to the second Grand Slam of the year in the best way possible.