Britain's Aljaz Bedene into Hamburg Open quarter-finals

Aljaz Bedene
Aljaz Bedene is enjoying a career-high world ranking of 67

British number two Aljaz Bedene beat third seed Roberto Bautista Agut in straight sets to reach the quarter-finals of the Hamburg Open.

World number 67 Bedene beat the Spaniard 7-6 (7-2) 7-6 (9-7).

The Slovenian-born Briton, who reached the second round of Wimbledon, beat Spain's Daniel Gimeno-Traver - also in straight sets - in the first round.

Bedene, 26, will next play Italian eighth seed Fabio Fognini on Friday for a place in the semi-finals.

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