On Thursday, Harris will face Kei Nishikori, the 2014 US Open runner-up, in Dubai quarterfinals
South African qualifier Lloyd Harris continued his dream run at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships with a straight sets (7-6 6-4) win over 14th seed Filip Krajinovic of Serbia.
The comfortable win on Wednesday helped Harris earn a place in the quarterfinals, a remarkable achievement for a player who had come through the qualifying rounds in Dubai.
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Karatsev v Sinner
Fucsovics v Rublev
Harris v Nishikori
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On Tuesday, Harris had stunned top seed and US Open champion Dominic Thiem in straight sets in what was the biggest win of his career.
The 24-year-old South African is enjoying a great run this month, having also beaten three-time Grand Slam winner Stanislas Wawrinka in the Qatar Open last week after coming through the qualifying rounds.
On Thursday, Harris will face Kei Nishikori, the 2014 US Open runner-up, in Dubai quarterfinals.