American Brandon Nakashima, seeded No. 6, clearly dominated Australian qualifier Max Purcell (6-3, 6-3) and advanced to the quarter-finals of the Los Cabos tournament on Thursday night session, at the Cabo del Mar Sports Center in Cabos San Lucas.
Nakashima, ranked 61st in the ATP, will face Serbian Miomir Kecmanovic, seeded No. 4 in the quarterfinals of the Mexican tournament.
The 21-year-old American tennis player dismissed Japanese qualifier Kaichi Uchida (7-6 6-2), in the previous round of the Los Cabos Open.
Purcell, 234th in the world at ATP, needed three sets to dominate the Swiss Henri Laaksonen (6-3, 3-6, 6-4).
The other posters of the second round in Cabo San Lucas (ATP 250, Cabo del Mar Sports Center, hard, 920,625 USD, results are displayed from newest to oldest):
- Chun-Hsin Tseng – Cameron Norrie: program Thursday
- Daniil Medvedev – Rinky Hijikata: program Thursday
- Radu Albot – Jason Kubler: 6-4, 6-2
- Ricardas Berankis – Facundo Bagnis: 7-6 6-3
- Thanasi Kokkinakis – Steve Johnson: program Thursday
- Felix Auger-Aliassime (N.2) – Juan Alejandro Hernandez (WC): 6-3, 7-5
- Miomir Kecmanovic – Jordan Thompson: 6-4, 6-2