Novak Djokovic takes on Adrian Mannarino while Jeremy Chardy plays Frances Tiafoe in other quarter-final clashes on Friday
By Raz Mirza at Queen’s Club
Last Updated: 22/06/18 4:31pm
Top-seed Marin Cilic will take on Nick Kyrgios for a place in the Fever-Tree Championships final at Queen’s Club, after both won their respective quarter-final matches on Friday.
Cilic, winner of the prestigious event in 2012 and runner-up in 2013 and last year, marched past 2010 champion Sam Querrey 7-6 (7-3) 6-2 in 78 minutes to fire another warning to his Wimbledon rivals.
Nick Kyrgios continued his impressive week at Queen’s by dethroning 2017 champion Feliciano Lopez 7-6 (7-5) 7-6 (7-3).
Croatian big-hitter Cilic will be feeling confident ahead of Wimbledon and having buried Fernando Verdasco and Gilles Muller in a barrage of aces, the world No 6 inflicted similar punishment on fifth-seed Querrey.
Kyrgios blasted 32 aces for the second successive match as he ended Lopez’s reign as Queen’s champion with his latest astonishing display of big-serving.
The world No 21 now has a tournament-leading 82 aces in his three matches at Queen’s this week.
A resurgent Novak Djokovic, looking for his first Queen’s Club title, plays Frenchman Adrian Mannarino later, while Jeremy Chardy takes on American youngster Frances Tiafoe.
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