Del Potro on course for more Mexican success

Juan Martin del Potro's first title of 2018 arrived in Mexico in March and a third could follow this weekend in the Los Cabos Open.

World number four Juan Martin del Potro   -  Getty Images

Top seed and heavy favourite Juan Martin del Potro marched into the semifinals of the Los Cabos Open with ease on Thursday.

The Argentine defeated world number 301 Egor Gerasimov 6-1, 6-1 in just 61 minutes at the ATP 250 event, as he aims to win his third title of a resurgent season.

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Standing between the 29-year-old and a place in the decider will be third seed Damir Dzumhur, who accounted for American Michael Mmoh 6-2, 6-3.

In the other half of the draw, Britain's Cameron Norrie upset Frenchman Adrian Mannarino to win 6-4, 6-4. Norrie's semifinal opponent will be Fabio Fognini, the Italian having eased past Yoshihito Nishioka 6-2, 6-2.