Cuevas Books Pella Clash In Cordoba
33-year-old improves to 2-0 against Bedene
Having trailed Bedene 1-3 when play was suspended due to rain and wind on Friday night, Cuevas broke immediately upon the resumption of play and dominated a first-set tie-break to take a one-set lead. The Uruguayan, who was appearing in his first tour-level quarter-final since the Brasil Open in February 2018, then breezed through the second set, winning each of his 11 first-serve points and 54 per cent of return points to book a semi-final clash against eighth seed Guido Pella.
Did You Know?Cuevas has won all of his six ATP Tour trophies on clay. The 33-year-old's past four titles have come on Brazilian soil, with triumphs in Sao Paulo (2015-'17) and Rio de Janeiro (2016).