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Mixed results for Brits as Watson reaches semis while Edmund crashes out in Acapulco

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Heather Watson reaches the Semi-finals in Acapulco

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ByJen Offord
28/02/2020 at 07:50 | Updated 28/02/2020 at 11:16

There were mixed results for Team GB in Acapulco on Thursday as Heather Watson reached the semi-finals, but in the men's draw Kyle Edmund was less successful.

Watson raced through the first set against American Christine McHale to win 6-3 in just 39 minutes.

However McHale fought back in the second to break twice, winning 6-1 and forcing a decider.

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In the final set Watson broke twice to overcome McHale 6-1and rech the semi-final, in which she will face China's Xiyu Wang.

However, it was a different story for her compatriot Edmund, who was defeated in straight sets by Taylor Fritz, 6-4 6-3.

Elsewhere Rafa Nadal and John Isner also made the semi-finals, while Grigor Dimitrov defeated Stan Wawrinka to secure his place.

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