Russian tennis player Aslan Karatsev lost to Japanese Yoshihito Nishioka in the semi-final match of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) tournament in Zhuhai, China. The match lasted 1 hour 59 minutes and ended with a score of 6:4, 6:4 in favor of the Japanese tennis player.
Based on the results of the match between Karatsev and Nishioka, the opponent for Russian Karen Khachanov was determined. Earlier today, September 25, Khachanov won victory in the match with American Sebastian Cordu. Karen Khachanov and Yoshihito Nishioka will meet on the tennis court on September 26.
The Zhuhai Championships is a men's international professional tennis tournament held in Zhuhai. The tournament is classified as an ATP 250 tournament with a prize fund of $1 million. The winner of the tournament will receive 250 ranking points.
Aslan Karatsev is 30 years old and is ranked 63rd in the ATP rankings. He has three victories in tournaments under the auspices of the organization. Karatsev's best Grand Slam result is reaching the semi-finals of the 2021 Australian Open.