Tennis – Nishioka halts Verdasco in Shenzhen semi-finals

FILE PHOTO: Tennis - Wimbledon - All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain - July 2, 2018 Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka in action during the first round match against Croatia's Marin Cilic REUTERS/Tony O'Brien

(Reuters) – Unseeded Japanese Yoshihito Nishioka stunned Spanish veteran Fernando Verdasco in the semi-finals of the Shenzhen Open on Saturday, winning a final-set tiebreak to set up a meeting with Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert in the final. Herbert saved two match points to upset seventh seed Alex de Minaur 7-5 2-6 7-6(8) in the other semi-final. […]

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