Great Britain’s Cameron Norrie went out of the Barcelona Open at the quarter-final stage after playing two matches in a day on Friday.

Norrie beat Hungary’s Marton Fucsovics in a three-and-a-half-hour last-16 epic, winning 7-5 6-7 (9-11) 6-4.

But the fourth seed, 26, was then beaten by Australia’s Alex de Minaur 6-3 5-7 6-1 in his quarter-final.

Norrie was forced into the exhausting double after rain washed out virtually the entire day’s play on Thursday.

De Minaur benefited from a smoother path to the quarter-final after South Africa’s Lloyd Harris retired having lost the first set of their last-16 match 6-0.

Meanwhile, Carlos Alcaraz beat top seed Stefanos Tsitsipas in three sets to become the youngest player since Rafael Nadal in 2005 to reach the world top 10.

The Spaniard, 18, won 6-4 5-7 6-2 against his Greek opponent, with both players having also had two matches on Friday.

Home favourite Alcaraz will take on De Minaur in the semi-finals, with Pablo Carreno Busta facing Diego Schwartzman in the other.


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