Dane Frederik Nielsen eases into last four of Aegon GB Pro-Series in Cardiff

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Denmark’s Frederik Nielsen used all his experience over Great Britain’s Jack Carpenter to book his place in the last four of the Aegon GB Pro-Series at the Welsh Tennis Centre in Cardiff yesterday.

Nielsen completed a 6-1 6-1 win and now faces another youthful player, Lewis Burton (GBR), for a place in the final on Saturday. Burton saw off the challenge of fellow Brit Tom Farquharson in a tight three set encounter which ended 5-7 6-4 6-4.

In the top half of the draw, big hitting duo Alexander Ward and Edward Corrie fought out a match that see sawed in the first two sets 3-6 7-5 before Corrie powered through to take the final set 6-1.

Corrie plays Richard Gabb in his semi-final, Gabb (GBR) continued his fine form in this tournament with a straight forward win over promising wild card Jack Findel-Hawkins (GBR) 6-3 7-5.

The semi-finals are set up well, with the experience of seeds Nielsen and Corrie taking on the youth of Burton and Gabb respectively.

Matches begin at 10 with the final taking place on Saturday.

Edward Corrie celebrates win


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