Roger Federer celebrates after he beats Matthew Ebden during their match at the Gerry Weber Open tennis tournament in Halle, Friday, June 22, 2018. (Friso Gentsch/dpa via AP)
HALLE, Germany (AP) Yuichi Sugita of Japan upset third-seeded Dominic Thiem 6-2, 7-5 at the grass-court Gerry Weber Open on Wednesday.
The 52nd-ranked Sugita forced 13 break opportunities and took three as he advanced to a quarterfinal against American qualifier Denis Kudla.
Kudla defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 6-4 in their second-round match.