Cameron Norrie to defend Los Cabos title against Daniil Medvedev

Defending champion Cameron Norrie admitted he loves playing in Mexico after setting up a clash with Daniil Medvedev in the Los Cabos Open final with victory over Felix Auger-Aliassime.

The British number one battled to a 6-4 3-6 6-3 victory over the Canadian second seed in two hours and 19 minutes in the second semi-final in Los Cabos, Mexico.

Norrie's success, his first over Auger-Aliassime in five meetings, kept the third seed on course for a third ATP Tour title this year.

He will now face world number one Medvedev, who saw off fourth seed Miomir Kecmanovic 7-6 6-1 to guarantee top spot in the world rankings until at least the end of the US Open next month.

"Felix has got me the last four times, so going into it I really wanted to win that one," Norrie said.

"Previous times I had match points, so I was thinking about that in the back of my mind. It's never easy.

"You always want to defend the title but it is complicated. The start was difficult but I played very well after losing the second set.

"I try to play in my best level and it is incredible to return to the final. I love playing in Mexico."

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