MELBOURNE, Australia — Montreal's Felix Auger-Aliassime has advanced to the fourth round of the Australian Open.
Auger-Aliassime defeated Britain's Dan Evans in straight sets 6-4, 6-1, 6-1 on Saturday at the Grand Slam event.
He will face the winner of the third-round match between Russia's Andrey Rublev and Croatia's Marin Cilic.
The 21-year-old Auger-Aliassime also made it to the fourth round at Melbourne Park last year.
Auger-Aliassime and Evans had played once before, with the Briton winning at Melbourne 2 Australia in 2021.
Canada's Denis Shapovalov earlier earned a spot in the fourth round of the Australian Open by beating American Reilly Opelka.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 22, 2022.
The Canadian Press