Sonego vs Purcell
Italian ace soaring but may be put to the sword by Australian qualifier
Lorenzo Sonego, the Italian world no.27, has been outplaying opponents at Devonshire Park but faces his first tough ask against
Sonego, who won his first ATP Tour title on the grass courts at the 2018 Antalya Open in Turkey, appears close to claiming yet another crown on the surface.
He has already beaten an Australian, accounting for John Millman in the 2nd Round and then destroying Kazakhstani Alexander Bublik in their disappointing
Purcell defeated South African Kevin Anderson, a former Wimbledon
Passionate Sonego, who has monopolised matches so far, will be aiming to dominate proceedings again. But Purcell’s dream week could continue and bring down the curtain on the Italian’s fine run if he produces another of his blazing performances on centre stage.
De Minaur vs Kwon
No.2 seed yet to drop a set ahead of clash with lucky loser
Alex De Minaur, a shock
The Australian no.2 seed seems destined for the final as he is improving on results at each tournament. He reached the
De Minaur has yet to drop a set at the tournament, comfortably seeing off Brit Liam Broady in the 2nd Round, then easing past
Gifted a bye to the last 16, Kwon took 150 minutes to dispatch Hungarian Márton Fucsovics. The 23-