Norrie's St Petersburg run comes to an end

Last Updated: 16/10/20 3:16pm

Cameron Norrie was beaten by an in-form Andrey Rublev in Russia

Cameron Norrie was beaten by an in-form Andrey Rublev in Russia

Cameron Norrie was well beaten by third seed Andrey Rublev in the quarter-finals of the St Petersburg Open.

British No 3 Norrie had reached the last eight with strong wins over Taylor Fritz and Miomir Kecmanovic but proved to be no match for world No 10 Rublev.

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The Russian broke Norrie’s serve five times and saved the only break point he faced in a 6-2 6-1 victory.

Norrie will have the consolation of moving up five places in the rankings to number 70 on Monday.

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